Fresno Police Officer Dies in Bicycle Crash in Shaver Lake
SHAVER LAKE, CA (July 31, 2022) – Fresno police officer Steve Hunt was killed in a bicycle accident in Shaver Lake on Saturday morning, July 30.
The fatal accident happened just after 10:30 a.m. near the Wishon Campground. According to the Fresno Police Department, Hunt was riding his bicycle north on the right-hand shoulder when for unknown reasons, he veered from the eastbound to the westbound lanes and into the path of a black Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, which was traveling west at 15 to 20 mph.
The pickup truck collided with the bicycle, causing Hunt fatal injuries.
Hunt, a 59-year-old Clovis resident, died at the scene.
The Tacoma driver, a 54-year-old from Lemoore, was unharmed.
Hunt had been a member of the department since 1989. He had just submitted his paperwork to retire at the end of August.
An investigation into this fatal crash is underway.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Steve Hunt.
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