Mississippi woman killed when truck collides with bicycle

Published 12:59 pm Wednesday, September 1, 2021

\The Mississippi Highway Patrol says a bicycle rider has died after she was hit by a pickup truck.

WAPT-TV reports that 27-year-old Cassandra O. Blackley of Laurel was struck early Wednesday by a 1991 Dodge Dakota. She was riding on the D’Lo Bridge for Mississippi Highway 149 in Simpson County.

The county coroner pronounced Blackley dead at the scene.

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The crash is under investigation.