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Bicyclist killed by truck identified

A bicyclist killed by a motorist in southeastern Sacramento Wednesday morning has been identified by officials as Jennifer Twiss, age 29.

Twiss was riding southbound on the 6200 block of Florin Perkins Road, between Fruitridge and Elder Creek roads, at about 5 a.m. Wednesday when she was hit and killed by a truck. The cyclist died at the scene of the crash.

Police are still working to determine whether Twiss was in the bike lane or the road when she was hit in the industrial area, and whether the bicycle had proper lights.

Call The Bee’s Sammy Caiola, (916) 321-1636.