Bicyclist Killed In Palm Desert

A 62 year old man from Indio, riding his bicycle on Cook Street north of Country Club in Palm Desert has been run over and killed.


Jay Groth was riding his bicycle around 7:30 Tuesday night when he was hit. 


He died one hour later at the hospital.


The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was cooperating with deputies.


This is an ongoing investigation, and anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Sanchez at the Palm Desert Sheriff Station at 760–836–1600.


Blurred view of ambulance.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR