Thursday 5/25/2017 morning. Driver WB on State Route 238 at milepost 43 struck and killed a bicyclist. The story doesn’t say, but the scenario suggests strike-from behind.
SR-238 (here it is near MP 42) is a high-speed rural highway.
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…