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Bicyclist hit, killed by vehicle near 98th Street and Legacy Boulevard

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Posted at 11:15 PM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 12:24:55-05

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Scottsdale police say a bicyclist was killed in a crash with a vehicle on Thursday morning.

Officers say around 8:40 a.m. they responded to the crash near 98th Street and Legacy Boulevard.

The investigation revealed a 21-year-old driver was heading eastbound on Legacy Blvd. when she failed to stay in her lane, colliding with a man and woman in their 70s cycling in the bike lane.

The driver who struck the bicyclists reportedly stayed at the scene.

They were both transported to a nearby hospital where the man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The woman was pronounced dead. She has been identified as 75-year-old Ann M. Theil.

Officers say neither speed nor impairment played a role in this collision.