Man involved in weekend bicycle collision in Pasadena dies

PASADENA — A bicyclist injured in a collision with another bicyclist over the weekend has died, police said.
Pasadena Police Lt. John Dewar said hospital officials notified the police department Monday night about the death. An officer went to Huntington Hospital and was told the man died of head injuries about 6 p.m. Sunday, according to Dewar. He said the hospital didn’t release any more information citing a federal privacy law.
The man’s name was not released by coroner’s officials Wednesday, a the man’s body remained at the hospital pending organ and tissue donation, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Lt. Larry Dietz said.
He was originally described by police as a 20-year-old Pasadena resident.
The man was injured about 6 p.m. Saturday in a collision with another bicyclists. Police said the man was westbound on Mountain Street with the flow of traffic when he collided head-on with a 17-year-old bicyclist heading east, against the flow of traffic. The 20-year-old’s head hit the pavement.
Pasadena police were investigating the collision.

- Staff report

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