5 bicyclists hit by truck, 1 killed

Posted at 10:46 AM, Sep 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-18 10:46:57-04

A truck hit five bicyclists, killing one in Brecksville Thursday evening, according to police.

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An eyewitness said eight cyclists were heading east on Snowville Road near the intersection of Dewey Road.

A white pick-up truck going westbound on Snowville Road made a left turn onto Dewey Road, striking the cyclists, according to Brecksville Police.

A bicyclist died at the scene, two were flown by helicopter to the hospital and the other cyclists were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Police said the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, there have been 84 fatal non-motorist crashes so far this year. At this time in 2014, there were 53.


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