Vehicle vs. bicyclist

The Maricopa Police Department investigates the scene of a fatal vehicle-bicycle collision on State Route 238 in Maricopa on Thursday morning.

MARICOPA — A bicyclist was found dead on the scene after being struck by a vehicle in Maricopa on Thursday morning, authorities said.

According to the Maricopa Police Department, a white Kia minivan was traveling west on State Route 238 at milepost 43, just west of the main part of the city. At around 4:30 a.m., the vehicle struck the bicyclist, a 47-year-old male, and shattered its windshield.

MPD spokesman Ricardo Alvarado said the driver of the minivan was cooperative. Police are still investigating, including if impairment was involved from either party.

SR 238 was closed for several hours around Southern Dunes Golf Club but was reopened around 10:30 a.m.

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