LAFAYETTE, Calif. - A bicyclist who sustained critical injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Lafayette has died.
Joe Shami, 86, was an avid cyclist who once rode up Mount Diablo every week for a decade, according to a report from The East Bay Times. Over time he earned the nickname "The Legend of Mount Diablo."
Shami was out riding Tuesday morning when he was struck by a vehicle on Pleasant Hill Road, in the area of the Olympic Boulevard roundabout.
He was taken to a hospital in critical condition but succumbed to his injuries that night.
Details were not immediately released about the driver or what caused the collision.