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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.

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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.

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