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Bicyclist killed in collision in north Redding identified

Authorities have identified the man killed in an early Tuesday morning collision in north Redding.

Posted: Apr 13, 2021 7:59 AM
Updated: Apr 14, 2021 4:38 PM

UPDATE: 4:35 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in an early morning crash in north Redding.

Authorities responded to a crash involving a man driving a motorized bicycle and a car on Highway 273 near Caterpillar Rd.

36-year-old Gerald Michael Webb, of French Gulch, was identified by the coroner’s office as the bicyclist killed.

The case remains under investigation by the Redding Police Department.


UPDATE: 2:54 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - Action News Now has confirmed with the Shasta County Coroner’s Office that a man walking his motorized bicycle has died after a collision in north Redding Tuesday.

Redding police said the collision happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on southbound North Market St. at Caterpillar Rd.

The driver of a 2010 Toyota Prius was traveling southbound on North Market St. south of Caterpillar Rd. when she struck a man who was in the roadway, walking his motorized bicycle, according to police.

Authorities have not released the identity of the man killed.

Alcohol and or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this collision, police said. The driver of the Prius was wearing her seatbelt. The traffic collision remains under investigation.

Southbound Market Street was closed from Caterpillar Road to Lake Boulevard. Around 8:50 a.m., Caltrans said traffic was returning to normal.

This is a developing story. Action News Now will keep you updated with new information on-air and online.

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