A cyclist was struck and killed in Santa Cruz late Friday night by
a driver who fled the scene, the California Highway Patrol is reporting.
A 65-year-old Santa Cruz man was riding his bicycle east in the
westbound bike lane on Soquel Drive west of North Rodeo Gulch around 11:55
p.m. when he lost control of the bike and fell into lanes of traffic,
according to the CHP.
CHP officials say a driver heading west on Soquel Drive struck the
man and fled the scene.