Palm Springs cyclist struck, killed by big rig on Gene Autry Trail

A 62-year-old man was killed on Tuesday after he was struck by a truck while on a bicycle  on North Gene Autry Trail in Palm Springs.

The crash was reported by the Palm Springs Police Department about 4:15 pm.  The cyclist, identified as William Camp of Palm Springs, was hit by a big-rig semi truck along N. Gene Autry Trail between E. Vista Chino Drive and E. Via Escuela Drive, according to KESQ.

Police say Camp died within minutes of the collision.