Cyclist killed near Alondra Park

California Highway Patrol officers investigate after a male was struck by a driver near Alondra Park on Manhattan Beach Boulevard 7:15 Tuesday morning. The male is a non-student, EC Police Chief Michael Trevis said in an email.

A male cyclist was killed after being hit by a car near Alondra Park around 7:15 a.m. this morning, a CHP official said.

The accident occurred on Manhattan Beach Boulevard and Cranbrook Avenue while the cyclist was traveling south to north on the crosswalk and the driver’s view was blocked by the sun making him unable to see the biker, a California Highway Patrol official said.

The cyclist is a non-student, according to an email by Police Chief Michael Trevis.

At 10 a.m., the coroner placed the body in the van to be taken to the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner to be examined.