Bicyclist killed in Yucca Valley collision

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. - A bicyclist was struck and killed in a collision with a car in Yucca Valley on Thursday.

A male adult was riding a bicycle and pulling a small trailer, eastbound along Twentynine Palms Highway in the number two eastbound traffic lane, near Prescott Avenue.

A driver identified as Diego Kim, was driving eastbound in the number two eastbound lane of Twentynine Palms Highway and struck the cyclist from behind.

The cyclist was taken to Hi-Desert Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation. 

The identity of the cyclist is withheld, pending notification of next of kin. 

Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Morongo Basin Station at (760) 366-4175.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.

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