Bicyclist killed in collision with big-rig

A woman is dead in San Mateo County after getting into an accident with a big-rig while riding her bicycle.

November 5, 2010 10:27:29 AM PDT
A 47-year-old woman was killed in unincorporated San Mateo County near Portola Valley Thursday afternoon when she was hit on her bicycle by a big-rig, the California Highway Patrol said.

Lauren Perdriau Ward was riding on Alpine Road at northbound Interstate Highway 280 when she was hit at about 3:40 p.m., the CHP said.

She was hit by an 18-wheeler and was trapped under the big-rig, according to initial reports.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call Officer K. Nielsen at (650) 369-6261.