Cyclist killed in South Sacramento identified

Police-lightsSACRAMENTO, CA – The cyclist killed on Monday morning along Stockton Blvd has been identified as 59-year-old James Glendon Combis of Sacramento.

Combis was struck and killed after he unexpectedly turned into traffic on Monday morning along Stockton Blvd near Quinta Court.

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According to the California Highway Patrol, Combis was riding his bike on Stockton Blvd at around 6:30 a.m. Monday, when a Chevrolet Tahoe hit him after he veered into traffic.

The driver of the SUV attempted to stop, but could not avoid a collision. Combis was thrown from his bike and landed in the street, suffering major injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

Combis was rushed to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.


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