Cyclist collapses; dies at Torrey Pines

An autopsy was pending today for a 70-year-old man who collapsed while cycling in Torrey Pines over the weekend.

Fellow cyclists saw the man slump over and his arms go to his sides in the 11200 block of North Torrey Pines Road around 10:45 a.m. Sunday, according to San Diego police Sgt. Ramona Hastings.

The man’s bicycle then traveled into a traffic lane, where he fell to the ground, Hastings said, adding he was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was withheld pending family notification.