INDEPENDENCE, MO. - A bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck in Independence early this morning.
According to a report by KSHB, the bicyclist was struck by a green Ford F-150 when he rode onto US-40.
The unidentified victim was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
The highway was shut down for some time following the fatal crash while investigators worked at the scene.
The precise location of the crash is not mentioned in the report.
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