Bicyclist dead after being hit by truck in Portage

PORTAGE, Mich. -- Portage Police say a bicyclist died Monday after he was hit by a pick-up truck.

The crash happened on Portage Road in front of the Pfizer facility.

The 20-year-old bicyclist was hit by the driver of a northbound pick-up truck, according to police. He died at the scene despite witnesses and emergency crews trying to revive him.

The  bicyclist has been identified as Jeremy David Smith of Kalamazoo Township.  The driver of the truck is a 20-year-old Hartford man.

Further details surrounding the collision haven't been released.




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