Bicyclist Fattally Struck on Christmas Eve IDs by Coroner's Office

He is identified as 82-year-old Peter Tomaino of Laguna Hills.

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An 82-year-old bicyclist fatally struck by a car in Laguna Hills on Christmas Eve was identified Wednesday by the Orange County Coroner's Office.

Peter Tomaino, a local man, collided with a vehicle on Paseo de Valencia, just south of Alicia Parkway, about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to the coroner's office and Orange County sheriff's Lt. Jeff Hallock.

Tomaino was declared dead at a hospital.

The driver was not suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol, Hallock said.

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Lisa Tomaino Swider December 28, 2013 at 12:03 AM
As Peter Tomaino's daughter, can I please request that this morbid picture be taken off the site? This isn't him in the picture, but I'd be happy to provide a picture of him to replace this one.


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