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Bicyclist Fatality Reported in Fruitridge Road Accident

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A tragic collision claimed the life of 36-year-old cyclist Jose Valladolid Ramirez on Monday, June 10th. The incident transpired on Fruitridge Road, close to the intersection with 88th Street in the industrial zone of Sacramento’s New Brighton area at approximately 10:30 p.m.

Sacramento Police Department’s preliminary investigations indicated that Ramirez was struck by a motorist who is now being suspected of drug-impaired driving at the time of the accident. The authorities arrived at the scene to find the cyclist had succumbed to his injuries. His identity was later confirmed by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

The driver involved in the fatal crash sustained injuries and was taken to a local hospital. Charges are pending against the individual, which include driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance.

As the Sacramento Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding this unfortunate event, they are calling for any witnesses or individuals with additional information to come forward. The loss of Jose Valladolid Ramirez highlights the critical issue of roadway safety within the community, particularly concerning the consequences of impaired driving.

As the situation develops, further details may be provided to the public. Meanwhile, the local authorities urge drivers to exercise caution and adhere to traffic laws to prevent similar tragedies.