Officials investigating after bicyclist killed on Highway 70

Sep 2, 2014 11:57 AM by News Staff

Authorities announced Tuesday morning the man who was fatally struck by a car while crossing Highway 70 on his bicycle was 53-year-old Ricky Dunn, of Oroville.

The crash happened just before 9:30 p.m. near Palermo Road on Highway 70. Two bicyclists were riding southbound on the northbound side when they attempted to cross the highway. A 1996 Honda Accord travelling southbound struck and killed Dunn.

The accident shut down the southbound lanes of Highway 70 for several hours Monday night.

California Highway Patrol Officials say they have not determined who is at fault or if there was alcohol involved in the deadly crash.

(Photo Courtesy: John Loewe/ Oroville Mirror)


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