SANTA MARIA, Calif. – A 38-year-old woman died after she was hit by a car while riding her bike in Santa Maria on Monday, the Santa Maria Police Department announced on Thursday.
Officers responded to reports of a crash on the 1300 block of West Main Street just after 5 p.m. on Monday, the police department said.
Arriving officers found the woman bicyclist down in the roadway suffering from critical injuries. She was flown to a local hospital where she later died from the injuries, according to the police department.
Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the accident at the time, and the investigation remains ongoing.