Local CEO dies from injuries in bicycle accident

SAN DIEGO - 10News has learned a well-known CEO of a La Jolla firm who was injured in a bicycle accident last month has died.

Duane Roth had been in a medically-induced coma with major head trauma. According to tweets from several city leaders, Roth died from his injuries.

Roth was the CEO of CONNECT and founder of Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp.

Rep. Susan Davis released the following statement on Sunday regarding Roth's passing:

“My prayers and love go out to Duane's family and all those touched by his life changing contributions and friendship. What a great loss and legacy he leaves.
While his loss will be felt throughout the community, the impact Duane has made in making San Diego a technology and life sciences leader along with his charitable work will live on for generations to come.”

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