Authorities have identified Jay Diaz is the bicyclist who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Modesto. Police say that Diaz collided with a vehicle driven by 57-year-old Dean Lovelady at the intersection of West Briggsmore and College Avenues.

Police have ruled out drugs or alcohol as a factor in the crash, but are asking anyone with information to reach out and call 209-572-9592.

We extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim in this difficult time.

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