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Foothill Transit bus and cyclist in fatal collision in Pomona

Foothill Transit bus and cyclist in fatal collision in Pomona
Authorities on Thursday investigate the site of where a Foothill Transit bus struck and killed a bicyclist on White Avenue, between Orange Grove and Holt avenues. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

A bicyclist was killed after colliding with a Foothill Transit bus in Pomona early Thursday morning, police said.

The collision occurred near the area of White Avenue between Orange Grove and Holt avenues.

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The victim was described only as a male adult in his 40s, according to a news bulletin from the Pomona Police Department.

The department also said a Major Accident Investigation Team was investigating what caused the collision.

A spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said crews were dispatched to the 900 block of White Avenue at 5:47 a.m. and the man was taken to a hospital about 15 minutes later.

A spokeswoman for Foothill Transit said the agency offers its deepest condolences to the family of the man who died.

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