Bicycle fatality

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle on May 10 on Battaglia Drive in Arizona City and later died.

ARIZONA CITY — Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal accident involving a bicyclist who was hit by a car.

Deputies were called out around 6:40 p.m. on Monday at West Battaglia Drive and South La Rambia Road after a motorist reported a collision with a bicyclist, PCSO spokeswoman Lauren Reimer stated in an email. Neither drugs nor alcohol appear to be a factor in the accident and the driver remained on the scene after calling 911, she said. 

The cyclist was transported to a local hospital and declared dead there, Reimer stated. Deputies are trying to identify the cyclist and the incident remains under investigation.

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Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa is a reporter covering the city of Casa Grande and the surrounding area, as well as Central Arizona College. She can be reached at sadams@pinalcentral.com.