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Bicyclist dies after being struck near McDonald’s in Henrico

Posted at 12:19 PM, Jun 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-21 17:10:37-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- The bicyclist hit by a truck near the McDonald’s on Mechanicsville Turnpike and Magnolia Street in eastern Henrico Wednesday morning has died.

Lt. C. L. Garrett with Henrico Police said the bicyclist, who was attempting to cross Mechanicsville Turnpike, was struck by a truck traveling south on Mechanicsville Turnpike.

The cyclist was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries, officials said.

Garrett said the victim's identity has not been confirmed, so next-of-kin notification has not yet been made.

The truck driver stopped at the scene and spoke with police.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who may have any information that could help investigators should call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can email news tips and photos here.