Bicyclist dies after being hit by truck in Phoenix

PHOENIX - A bicyclist has died after being hit by a truck in west Phoenix on Wednesday morning.

Phoenix police say the crash happened near 46th Avenue and Thomas Road.

The bicyclist, a 45-year-old man, went into cardiac arrest and was found not breathing, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

He was taken to a trauma center where he was later pronounced dead, according to police. 

The driver remained on scene following the collision and is cooperating with officers, police said. 

At this time, impairment does not appear to be a factor in the crash. 

Thomas Road between 46th and 48th avenues will be closed for the next few hours as officers investigate. 

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