Bicyclist killed after being struck by pickup in north Seattle

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SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police are investigating a crash that killed a bicyclist near Northgate area in Seattle.

Police say the bicyclist was riding south on First Avenue Northeast at about 4:20 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a Ford F350 pickup traveling in the same direction.

The Seattle Times reports (http://bit.ly/2coUqkX) that the bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The 50-year-old driver of the truck stopped near the scene and was interviewed by police. Officials said he showed no signs of impairment and was released.

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Information from: The Seattle Times