CALABASAS (CBS) — A bicyclist veered off a road in the Santa Monica mountains and was killed after falling down a ravine Saturday, according to authorities.

The accident occurred shortly before 9 a.m. near the intersection of Stunt Road and Mulholland Highway,  south of Calabasas, California Highway Patrol Officer Ed Jacobs said.

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“Our paramedics responded to the scene at 8:58 a.m.,” said a L.A. County Fire Department dispatcher.

“The man’s bike went off the road and down a ravine,” the fire department dispatcher said. “He died at the scene.”

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The victim’s identity was withheld pending notification of his family.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the CHP, Jacobs said.

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