Cyclist dies in crash with semi truck

Posted at 8:04 AM, May 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-20 22:24:20-04

A bicyclist died after colliding with a semi truck in Weld County Friday morning.

The crash happened on County Road 18, near Highway 85, according to dispatchers with the Weld County Sheriff's office.

The cyclist is a 59-year-old man from Fort Lupton, according to our partners at the Denver Post.

Fort Lupton Police Chief Ken Poncelow told the Post the bicyclist drifted into oncoming traffic.

His name will be released after his family is notified.


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