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April 26 in Lancaster

A bicyclist who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Lancaster has been identified.

The man was identified as 68-year-old Demetrio Luna Sanchez of Lancaster, according to the coroner’s office.

California Highway Patrol officers responded about 11:05 p.m. April 26 to the northbound Antelope Valley Freeway (14) north of Avenue D, which is Pearblossom Highway (138), where they found Sanchez, CHP Officer Patrick Kimball told City News Service. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses said he was lying on the right side of the freeway.