Bicyclist Hit and Killed by Car in San Mateo County Identified – NBC Bay Area

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A bicyclist that passed away after being hit by a car in San Mateo County Monday has actually been identified as a 37-year-old male from South San Francisco.

Friends of Lester Legarda collected Tuesday to construct a memorial on Old Cañada Road near the historical Filoli residence, where the devoted skater and biker was fatally struck

“He has a huge significant in Bay Area skateboarding – any skateboarder knows who he is,” close friend Kevin Ramos stated. “We’re going to miss him a lot. There’s going to be a huge gap in our community without him being here.”

Lissa Cresson, a participant of the Pen Velo biking club Legarda belonged of, remembers he was “always so happy to be on his bike and meeting people in the club.”

Legarda is the most recent biker to be struck and killed in the Bay Area.

The California Highway Patrol stated an Acura car was taking a trip northbound on Old Cañada Road late Monday when it hit Legarda, that was riding in the very same instructions. Legarda passed away at the scene and the case is under examination.

Pen Velo charter member stated Old Cañada Road was thought about among the best paths for bicyclists, yet in current years they have actually shed a variety of participants and have actually seen a lot more autos flying through no respect to those sharing the roadway with them.

Legarda’s fatality comes days after champ biker Ethan Boyes was likewise struck and killed in San Francisco’s Presidio. And in San Jose today, a biker made it through a hit-and-run accident near North First Street and Interstate 880.



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