Northwest

Bicyclist killed after being struck by Ford pickup

SEATTLE - Seattle police are investigating a crash that killed a bicyclist near Northgate area in Seattle.
   
Police say the bicyclist was riding south on First Avenue Northeast at about 4:20 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a Ford F350 pickup traveling in the same direction.
   
The Seattle Times reports that the bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
   
The 50-year-old driver of the truck stopped near the scene and was interviewed by police. Officials said he showed no signs of impairment and was released.


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