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Yorba Linda woman dies after being hit by bicycle

August 29, 2007|From Times Staff Reports

Police on Tuesday were investigating the death of a 68-year-old Yorba Linda woman who was hit by a bicycle.

Jung Yun Kim was walking on a trail along San Diego Creek near the intersection of Harvard Avenue and University Drive when she crossed the path of oncoming cyclists about 8:30 a.m. Monday. She was hit by a 46-year-old bicyclist from Huntington Beach, Irvine Police Lt. Rick Handfield said. The cyclist's name was not released.

"It's just an unfortunate, very freak event," he said.

Kim was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead about 5 p.m.

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