Updated Dec. 10, 10:35 a.m.
A bicyclist who died Saturday after crashing into a rock near Fremont has been identified as 66-year-old John Pickens, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau.
The California Highway Patrol received a report of a cyclist down in the roadway near the intersection of Palomares and Niles Canyon Road in a rural area of Alameda County near Fremont.
Pickens, a Newark resident, died from his injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.
According to the Fremont Argus, Pickens has been a Newark resident since 1976 and is survived by his wife, Melinda Pickens, three children and four grandchildren.
The Fremont Argus also reported that Pickens was a "distingushed engineer" for Cisco Systems.
A memorial date has not yet been set, according to the Argus. Read the full report from the Argus here.
- Bay City News