Bicyclist killed in Whittier crash identified

WHITTIER — Authorities Saturday released the name of a 40-year-old Whittier man who died after being struck by car while riding a bicycle across Whittier Boulevard.
Joseph Parra was pronounced dead at the scene of the 10:40 a.m. collision on Whittier Boulevard at Rockne Avenue, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner’s Investigator Joyce Cato said.
Parra and another bicyclist were crossing northbound across the boulevard when Parra was struck by a Dodge Magnum, Whittier police said. The other bicyclist was not struck.
The investigation into the cause of the crash was ongoing, however nothing criminal was initially suspected.
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