LOS BANOS — California Highway Patrol officers are investigating an apparent fatal bicycle accident after the body of a 25-year-old from Los Banos was pulled from a canal.
According to the California Highway Patrol, officers received a call reporting a body in a canal at Badger Flat and Ingomar Grade roads.
Authorities lowered the water level in the canal to remove the body and search for evidence. They found a bicycle upstream from the body.
The victim, whose name has not been released, had been reported missing by his family.
The CHP said the incident is being investigated as a bicycle accident based on evidence found at the scene and autopsy findings. Authorities said in a news release they do not suspect foul play.