Officials ID Cyclist Killed in Carlsbad Crash

A cyclist was killed after a collision with a minivan Wednesday night in Carlsbad, police say. 

Officers responded to the fatal crash just after 6:30 p.m. at Palomar Airport Road and College Boulevard.

Eric Steven Glasnapp, 46, of Carlsbad died when his bicycle and a minivan collided. Both were traveling northbound on College when Glasnapp was struck from behind, officials said.

The county medical examiner's office said it appears Glasnapp was in the bicycle lane and was struck from behind.

The driver of the minivan stayed at the scene. Officials say it does not appear that drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

Northbound College Boulevard was closed for several hours between Palomar Airport Road and Aston Avenue while police investigated.

A fault has not been determined, police said.

Anyone with information about this collision can call the Carlsbad Police Department at (760) 931-2197.

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