The events occurred in el kilometer 167 of the A-7 motorway towards Cádiz. The deceased was a well-known athlete in Marbella and the western region.
The alleged author of the cyclist's fatal attack has already been arrested. The police investigation is still open so we cannot give more details.
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Citizen collaboration was requested
After hearing the news, citizen collaboration was requested through social networks to locate witnesses to the incident, which occurred at the height of the Diana area.
The fatal accident has shocked Marbella as well as the nearby town of Ojén.
From the Marbella Sports delegation they have conveyed their condolences to the family of the deceased, Mario Zumaquero, and have assured that they will continue «claiming greater safety and respect for all those who practice cycling ».
For his part, the Mayor of Ojeneto, José Antonio Gómez, stated that it is a "sad day for Ojén and for sport."
Also from the Infinity Club of Marbella, which has mourned the death of Zumaquero. «From the club we offer condolences to the family, friends and sports colleagues that was his passion«, They have emphasized.