A bicyclist who was struck by a big rig in Ridgecrest died of multiple blunt force injuries, coroner's officials said Wednesday.

William Edward Vandusen, 68, was hit at 8:50 a.m. Oct. 11 on Highway 395 just east of Saguaro Street. He was pronounced dead 50 minutes later at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, coroner's officials said. 

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