< Back to All News

Bay Area Cyclist Killed in Truckee Accident

On Saturday,November 24,  Truckee Police Department and Truckee Fire Protection District responded to a traffic collision in the Downtown area of Truckee.  Truckee Police Sergeant, Robert Womack, says it involved a cyclist and a pickup truck.
Click here to listen to Sgt Robert Womack

Womack says witnesses provided first aid until paramedics arrived.
Click here to listen to Sgt Robert Womack

The cyclist, Robert Koechlin age 45, was pronounced deceased from major injuries suffered in the collision. Koechlin was a resident of Los Gatos, California and was visiting the area.

Truckee Police Department continues to investigate this collision.  Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be involved.  The traffic investigation unit asks that anyone who was a witness to contact Sgt. Womack at (530) 550-2335.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment

*

*

* captcha