SLAB CITY — A 25-year-old male bicyclist was killed and a 23-year-old woman being towed by him suffered a partial amputation of her leg when they were hit by a pickup on Beal Road, somewhere in the vicinity of The Range stage here Wednesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The man who died was a resident of Titusville, Fla. Highway Patrol officials do know his identity but his next of kin had not been contacted yet.

Staff Writer Richard Montenegro Brown can be reached at 760-337-3452 or rbrown@ivpressonline.com

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