A bicyclist died at a hospital after being struck by a car and stabbed while riding along Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point Wednesday, according to a broadcast report.
The collision occurred about 3 p.m. at Crown Valley Parkway and Pacific Coast Highway, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Michael Woodroof said.
The driver of a white Lexus hit the bicyclist, an act the Orange County Sheriff’s Department believes was intentional, then got out of the car and stabbed the victim, CBS2 reported, citing information from the sheriff’s department.
The victim was rushed to a hospital. Around 5:52 p.m., authorities confirmed the victim had died, according to CBS2.
The driver was taken into custody after being held at the scene by civilians until law enforcement arrived, CBS2 reported.