A Bakersfield man who died Wednesday after striking a sidewalk and being thrown from his bicycle has been identified.
Nick Cepeda, 55, died at the scene after falling onto a concrete sidewalk in the 3800 block of Country Club Drive, according to the coroner's office. Cause of death has not yet been determined.
The incident occurred at about 11:45 p.m.
Cepeda was not wearing a helmet, the California Highway Patrol reported, and his bicycle was not equipped with lighting equipment.