Valley Center Bicyclist Killed On Cole Grade Road

A 37-year-old library volunteer died Tuesday while riding his bike south on Cole Grade Road at Bernabeo Court. According to reports, the driver of a Chevy pickup noticed Angel Guadalupe Galvez, and tried to pass, but accidentally hit him while traveling at least 50 mph. Galvez’s helmet was knocked off on impact, and died at a nearby hospital.

Witnesses said Guadalupe was riding on the right-hand side of the road as required when he was hit.

Police believe that neither drugs nor alcohol played a role in the incident, but said that the negligent driver may have bee speeding and could be charged with misdemeanor manslaughter.

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Galvez will be missed at the Valley Center Library, where he volunteered regularly. “He was here every morning. He was just part of our family,” said branch librarian Sandy Puccio. “A lot of people knew him and loved him.”

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