Cyclist fell off sidewalk, and fatally struck by semi-truck

6/7/2014 afternoon bicyclist Rubin Pina Herrera, 57 was killed after he swerved/fell from the sidewalk into the roadway.

Police ID bicyclist killed in Phoenix tractor-trailer accident

Posted: Jun 08, 2014 7:04 AM Updated: Jun 08, 2014 4:55 PM
By Phil Benson PHOENIX (CBS5) –

A bicyclist is dead after the man fell into a Phoenix roadway and struck the side of a tractor-trailer Saturday afternoon.

The victim, Rubin Pina Herrera, 57, was on a sidewalk near Buckeye Road and 24th Avenue at about 4 p.m. The man swerved to avoid striking a telephone pole, lost control of the bicycle, fell into the roadway and struck the side of the truck that had been traveling west on Buckeye in the curb lane, said Phoenix police spokesman Officer James Holmes…