Pasadena man killed in weekend bicycle crash identified

PASADENA — Coroner’s officials Thursday released the name of a 20-year-old Pasadena man who died following a crash between two bicycles over the weekend.
Ulises Tamayo died at a hospital late Sunday following the collision, which took place about 6 p.m. Saturday on Mountain Street at Garfield Avenue, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said.
He was hospitalized in “severely critical condition” following the crash, Pasadena police Lt Jason Clawson said. He succumbed to his injuries about 24 hours later, police added.
Tamayo was riding his bicycle west on Mountain Street , with the flow of traffic, when he collided with a 17-year-old bicyclist who was heading east, against the flow of traffic, Clawson said.
Tamayo struck his head on the ground and suffered massive head injuries, officials said. He was not believed to have been wearing a helmet.
The teenage bicyclist was not significantly injured in the incident.
Pasadena police were handling the investigation.

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