Advertisement

Bicyclist struck, killed by semi in Minneapolis, police say

Updated: November 21, 2019 07:44 AM

A bicyclist was killed Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a box truck in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis police said it happened at N. 12th Street and Linden Avenue W.

Advertisement

Preliminary investigation indicates a commercial box truck pulling a construction trailer and a bicyclist were both traveling on 12th Street toward Hennepin Avenue when the truck turned right onto Linden Avenue and struck the bicyclist.

Police said the truck driver stopped immediately and is cooperating with investigators. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities were on-scene for several hours.

More information is expected to be released at a later time.

This is a developing story. Stay with 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS for the latest updates.

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

KSTP

Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

Longtime Gopher hockey coach Doug Woog dies at 75

Memorial grows in remembrance of teen who was struck by train in Coon Rapids

Faribault man arrested in snowmobile crash that left pedestrian in critical condition

Ceremony to honor National Guardsmen carries 'deeper' meaning after helicopter tragedy

Skiers embrace the snow at Theodore Wirth Park

Hundreds of youth athletes hit the ice for Girls Hockey Outdoor Classic

Advertisement