The cyclist dies after a collision in Yuma near 14th Avenue, 12th Street

A cyclist died Friday night after driving through a stop sign and being hit by a van near 14th Avenue and 12th Street in Yuma, police said.

The cyclist, an unidentified 59-year-old man, drove through a stop sign on 14th Avenue and, according to Sgt., Collided with a GMC Savana van on 12th Street at around 5:38 p.m. Lori Franklin, a spokeswoman for the Yuma Police Department.

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and the delivery truck driver, a 57-year-old man, was not injured, according to Franklin.

The police did not disclose the names of the cyclists or drivers.

Alcohol doesn’t seem to be a factor, Franklin said. The incident is still being investigated.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Yuma Police Department at 928-373-4700 or 928-782-7463 to remain anonymous.

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