3/10/2018 ~ 3:30am. Phoenix Police said a bicyclist struck a raised median near Baseline and I-10 off-ramp causing him to fall into traffic where he was stuck and killed by a eastbound motorist.
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A man is dead after he was thrown from his bike and struck by a vehicle in Phoenix Saturday, police said.
The man was riding a bicycle near Baseline Road and the off-ramp for Interstate 10 at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday when he hit the raised median, officials said. He was then thrown from his bike and landed in the eastbound lanes, where police said he was hit by a car.
The bicyclist, whose name has not been released at this time, died at the scene, police said. The 59-year-old female driver also has not been identified.
The driver of the vehicle spoke to police and showed no signs of impairment, according to Phoenix police Sgt. Alan Pfohl. He added that speed is not believed to be a factor in the crash at this time.