Car strikes, kills man on bicycle in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE — A man on a bicycle was struck and killed in a crash with a car Thursday in midtown Anchorage.

Anchorage police say dispatchers took a call on the crash at 2:45 p.m.

Police and medics found the bicyclist unconscious on Northern Lights Boulevard near Minnesota Drive. The injured man was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the biker was traveling south across Northern Light Boulevard when he was struck in the middle lane by the westbound car.

The name of the biker was not immediately released.

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