MCSO: Bicyclist dies after being struck by car in Carefree

CAREFREE - A 48-year-old man lost his life Friday night after being struck by a car in Carefree.

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chris Hegstrom said the accident happened around 5:30 p.m. near  Cave Creek and New River Roads.

Hegstrom said a 17-year-old driver of a Subaru was traveling north on Cave Creek Road when he turned left on New River Road and collided with Darrin Conrad who was riding a motorized bicycle.

Conrad was taken to John C. Lincoln Hospital where he later died. The Subaru driver was not injured.

Hegstrom said the accident remains under investigation.


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