Dead Pasco bicyclist identified

PASCO, Wash. -- Police report a fatal accident in Pasco on Wednesday night killed Juan Licon-Padilla, 67. He was hit by a mini-van taxi. The Franklin County Coroner says Licon-Padilla had extensive internal injuries.

The accident happened on West Lewis Street near 20th and 24th. By the time paramedics arrived, officers said it was too late to save the man's life.

Police tell us the mini-van is a taxi and was going west when he struck Licon-Padilla as he rode on his bike. The biker was thrown several feet down the street. First responders attempted CPR.

West Lewis was closed between 20th and 24th for a couple of hours while investigators went over the scene.