The fatal collision happened around 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, on Sierra Highway north of Pearblossom Highway, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
Jeff Aubrey McGrath of Palmdale was riding his bicycle southbound on Sierra Highway in the No. 2 lane when he was struck by a 2006 Toyota Corolla that was traveling southbound on Sierra Highway, the CHP report states.
“The front of the Toyota Corolla collided into the bicycle, resulting in fatal injuries to Mr. Jeff McGrath,” the CHP report states.
The Corolla’s driver, 50-year-old Ingrid Gallardo-Sanchez of Palmdale, was not injured in the collision.
“At this time intoxication does not appear to be a factor,” the CHP report states.
Sierra Highway was closed from south of Barrel Springs to Pearblossom Highway for approximately two hours following the collision.
The traffic collision is still under investigation, and no further information was available Wednesday.