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Cyclist killed in collision with sheriff patrol car

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A bicyclist was fatally struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department patrol car in Calabasas on Sunday afternoon.

The male cyclist and the patrol car collided at 1:05 p.m. while both were traveling northeast on Mulholland Highway near Paul Revere Drive, said Lt. Michael Williams of the department’s Malibu/Lost Hills station.

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The impact smashed the patrol car’s windshield, leaving the deputy with cuts on his arm and glass in his eyes.

An accident investigation through the department’s Traffic Services Detail is underway. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Malibu/Lost Hills station at (818) 878-1808, or the anonymous “Crime Stoppers” line at (800) 222-8477 or lacrimestoppers.org

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