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Bicyclist killed after crash with vehicle in Apache Junction

Posted at 3:35 PM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 20:28:51-05

APACHE JUNCTION, AZ — Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a bicyclist in Apache Junction that happened around 7 p.m. Thursday near Ironwood Drive and Apache Trail.

Police say the bicyclist was rushed to Banner Desert Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene while police arrived. Officers say he was suspected of impairment and was taken into custody.

The names of the victim and suspect haven't been released.

The Apache Junction Police Department says the investigation is ongoing and will release more details as they become available.