Bicyclist killed in fatal crash in northeastern Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities say a bicyclist was killed in a fatal auto-pedestrian crash Saturday.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. in the area of E. Woodmen Road and N. Marksheffel.

According to police, multiple agencies responded to the westbound lanes of Woodmen between Mohawk and Marksheffel, where they found a bicyclist laying in the road after the crash.

Police say a woman and a man were riding their bikes in the area when the woman was struck by a white Buick sedan.

Officials say life-saving efforts were initiated but were unsuccessful.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one was taken into custody and police say they do not believe drugs or alcohol are involved.

The westbound lanes of Woodmen at Mohawk were closed while the investigation was being completed. Lanes reopened just before 7:30 p.m.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX21 for the latest.

 

 

 

 

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