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Bicyclist dies when struck by truck in Sacramento

A bicyclist was hit and killed by a truck as she rode in the early morning hours Wednesday along a main road in southeastern Sacramento.

The bicyclist in her 20s and the truck were both traveling southbound about 5 a.m. Wednesday in 6200 block of Florin Perkins Road between Fruitridge and Elder Creek roads. Police are investigating whether the bicyclist was in the roadway or the bike lane when she was struck and whether the bicycle had proper lights.

She died at the scene of the crash in the industrial area.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.