Coachella -

A bicyclist is dead after being hit by a car in Coachella shortly after 5:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at Van Buren Boulevard and Avenue 48.

The man died at the scene.  He's described as being around 50-years old and was wearing dark clothing.

Authorities say a family was in the car that hit him.  They weren't injured.

The family is cooperating with the investigation.

The streets around the area were closed for about 3 hours.