Bicyclist dies after being hit by truck in northeast Bakersfield

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A bicyclist died in a local hospital this morning after he was hit by a pickup truck in northeast Bakersfield.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. 
They say the 57-year-old man was riding his bike along Alfred Harrell Highway when he made an abrupt left turn into the path of a pickup truck. 
The right front corner of the truck hit the rider, causing major injuries. 

Hall Ambulance transported the bicyclist to Kern Medical where he succumbed to his injuries, according to CHP. 
The driver of the pickup truck stayed on scene and was not injured. 


The identity of the bicyclist has not yet been released. 

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