Bicyclist killed in fatal collision

DOWNEY -- A 47-year-old Norwalk man was killed Wednesday after he was involved in a traffic collision with a tractor trailer. 

The collision occurred at about 6:11 a.m. Authorities say the Norwalk man was on a bicycle traveling westbound on Stewart and Gray Road when he collided with the tractor heading south on Bellflower Boulevard. 

The driver of the tractor trailer was identified as a 59-year-old Lakewood resident. He did not appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol and was released after questioning, police said. 

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not publicly revealed. 

The cause of the collision is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Haxton at (562) 904-2339 or Sgt. Miller at (562) 904-2342.