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Bicyclist struck, killed near 52nd Street/Broadway Road in Tempe

Posted: 10:40 PM, Dec 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-07 05:40:33Z

A bicyclist is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Tempe on Thursday night.

According to Tempe police, officers responded to the area of 52nd Street and Broadway Road on reports of a bicyclist being struck by a vehicle around 8:30 p.m.

Police say a vehicle traveling westbound on Broadway went through the intersection and struck a man on his bike who was heading south.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

According to authorities, the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is being investigated for impairment.

The intersection is closed with several traffic restrictions in place and will remain closed while detectives continue their investigation.

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