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A bicyclist was fatally struck by a vehicle Monday morning in Palm Springs, police said.

Police responded about 4:45 a.m. Monday to the intersection of Ramon Road and Compadre Road to a report of a collision between a vehicle and a bicycle, according to the Palm Springs Police Department.

The unidentified male bicyclist was taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, police said.

“The male driver was arrested on charges unrelated to the collision,” Palm Springs Police said in a statement.

Investigators were still working to determine whether drugs and/or alcohol were factors in the crash.

A section of Ramon Road was closed while an investigation was conducted.

Anyone with information on the collision was asked to call the police department’s traffic division at 760-323-8125 or crime stoppers anonymously at 760-347-7687(STOP).

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