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Woman dies after car vs. bike accident in Santa Maria on Monday

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.

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