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

Police investigating after 3 found shot to death in Apple Valley home

On night of Nevada caucuses, Klobuchar returns to Minneapolis for fundraiser

UPDATE: 1 dead in Hennepin County small plane crash

More pleasant weather to come on Sunday

KSTP Sports Girls' State Hockey Central

Officials: Fire at Becker recycling facility extinguished

Advertisement