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Authorities: Napa County bicyclist dies after falling into culvert

Authorities: Napa County bicyclist dies after falling into culvert


A 67-year-old Napa man died Sunday after he fell into a concrete culvert while bicycling toward his home, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office.

Isac Avina was heading into his driveway in the 2500 block of Atlas Peak Road when his bike fell 15 feet into a culvert, according to sheriff's spokesperson Henry Wofford.

Deputies were called to the site shortly before 2 p.m., and Avina was declared dead at the scene, Wofford said.

No other vehicles are believed to have been involved in the incident.

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Howard Yune covers public safety for the Napa Valley Register. He has been a reporter and photographer for the Register since 2011, and previously wrote for the Marysville Appeal-Democrat, Anaheim Bulletin and Coos Bay (Oregon) World.

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