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Police: Bicyclist dies after head-on crash with SUV

Police say 22-year-old Joseph Abdiel Santos-Nelson died from injuries he suffered in a crash near East 22nd Street and South Vista Overlook Drive.
Posted at 1:40 PM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 10:38:14-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police identified a bicyclist who died after an eastside wreck Monday.

Police say 22-year-old Joseph Abdiel Santos-Nelson died from injuries he suffered in a crash near East 22nd Street and South Vista Overlook Drive.

According to witnesses, Santos-Nelson was riding eastbound in the westbound lanes of 22nd Street in the curb lane. A 2007 Chevrolet Silverado was heading eastbound on 22nd Street in the same lane, and hit Santos-Nelson head-on.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. The driver was not impaired. Santos-Nelson was not wearing a helmet.