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Cyclist dead after colliding with vehicle in Thornton

Posted at 7:52 PM, Aug 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 21:55:32-04

THORNTON, Colo. — Police in Thornton are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist and a vehicle Saturday evening.

The cyclist was killed in the collision. No other injuries were reported.

Thornton police tweeted around 5 p.m. that they were investigating a collision in the 9800 block of McKay Road.

About an hour later, police said the cyclist was pronounced deceased. The victim’s identity has not been released.

Police did not reveal any other details related to the investigation.

Thornton police did not say whether the vehicle stayed on the scene or fled. However, police are not calling it a hit-and-run.