Sheriff: Bicyclist fatally struck by car near Lawrence

08/14/2014 8:48 AM

08/14/2014 8:48 AM

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a bicyclist was killed when he was hit by a car that was trying to pass another vehicle.

Deputies say the male cyclist was killed Wednesday afternoon south of Clinton Lake near Lawrence. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say a car was heading west and attempting to pass another vehicle when it hit the cyclist who was riding east.

The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Deputies say they would like to speak to the other driver about the accident.

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