PD: Bicyclist dies after being hit in North Scottsdale - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

PD: Bicyclist dies after being hit in North Scottsdale

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

A 71-year-old man has died after he was struck while on a bicycle in North Scottsdale on Friday night.

A four-door Sedan was heading northbound on Pima Road about 5:30 p.m. when the driver hit a bicyclist at Dixileta Road, according to Scottsdale police spokesman David Pubins.

The 71-year-old was taken to a Scottsdale hospital where he died.

Alcohol and speed were not factors, police said.

"No citations were issued as the rider moved into the traffic way where he was struck," a Scottsdale police spokesman said in a statement.

The victim has not been identified at this time.

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