FULLERTON (July 5, 2014) – Teen bicyclist Rafael Correa Jr. died on Saturday when he collided with a car while riding his bicycle off a trail.
Correa was coming off a bike trail at Morelia Avenue and Bastanchury Road when he struck an eastbound car on Bastanchury Road around 12:00 p.m. He was rushed to UCI Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. The Anaheim resident was 19 years old.
According to previous reports, this is not the first fatality of a bicyclist who was exiting the bike trail and struck a car at the intersection. An investigation is underway regarding what exactly happened and witnesses should contact the Fullerton Police Department at (714) 738-6800.
Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Rafael Correa Jr. in his untimely death.