Out-of-Control SUV Kills Cyclist: Images

An SUV plowed through a fence at highway speeds and slammed into two cyclists using the bike path that parallels State Route 56, killing one of the riders. The accident happened between Camino Del Sur and Black Mountain Road.

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Nick Venuto, 40, was killed in the crash.
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An SUV plowed through a fence at highway speeds and slammed into two cyclists using the bike path that parallels State Route 56, killing one of the riders. The accident happened between Camino Del Sur and Black Mountain Road.
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The driver of the SUV lost control while driving eastbound on the highway just after 6 p.m. Tuesday.
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While trying to change lanes, the driver veered to the right and drove the SUV up an embankment.
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Venuto (L) and Baron Herdelin-Doherty, 51, of Solana Beach did not know each other but just happened to be riding along State Route 56 at the time of the crash.
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Herdelin-Doherty became President and CEO of the local "Y" last October after moving from San Antonio, Texas with his wife.
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"Baron is an incredible human being , he is full of energy, he is full of compassion,"said Shelly McTighe-Rippengale, Senior Vice President of Development and Communications for the San Diego County Y.M.C.A.
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