Bicyclist killed in San Mateo on Hillsdale Blvd overpass

December 18, 2009 10:10:05 AM PST
A 68-year-old man was killed after a Caltrans vehicle struck his bicycle on an overpass above U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo this morning, a police sergeant said.

The crash was reported at 6:13 a.m. on the East Hillsdale Boulevard overpass to Highway 101, San Mateo police Sgt. Bob Szelenyi said.

The man was struck by a Caltrans sport utility vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene, Szelenyi said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, he said.