Bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle in Carlsbad

Eric Ringdahl struck on El Camino Real

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Authorities released the name Monday of a 45-year-old man who was fatally struck by a car over the weekend while bicycling through his coastal North County hometown.

Eric Ringdahl of Carlsbad was heading north with another rider in a bike lane in the 7400 block of El Camino Real when the northbound vehicle hit him about 7:40 a.m. Sunday, according to the county Medical Examiner's Office. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The motorist was not immediately cited, though the crash remained under investigation, police said.

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