A bicyclist who ran a stop sign died Friday in a collision with a minivan in an Escondido intersection, authorities said.
The victim, a 21-year-old Escondido resident, was riding north on Cedar Street when the eastbound Dodge Grand Caravan struck him at East Grand Avenue about 8 a.m., according to police.
Medics tried to revive the bicyclist before pronouncing him dead at the scene, said Escondido Police Lt. Chris Leso.
Investigators determined that the bicyclist failed to yield for a stop sign just prior to the deadly collision, said another official, Lt. Scott Walters.
Officials withheld his identity pending the notification of relatives, the lieutenant said.
The motorist, a 39-year-old Escondido man, was uninjured.
Officers temporarily closed the road, along with the eastbound lanes of Grand between Beech and Date streets, according to police.
Updated at 12:30 p.m. and 6:05 p.m.
–City News Service