Cyclist dies after being hit by truck in West Austin

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on October 30, 2013 at 11:08 AM

AUSTIN -- A cyclist has died after being hit by a pickup truck in West Austin.

DPS says Morgan Marold, 28, was riding with other cyclists on a 40-mile ride west on Bee Cave Road near Barton Creek Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. DPS says she got a flat tire, lost control of her bike and fell into oncoming traffic.

Marold was hit by a pickup truck hauling a landscaping trailer. She was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with life-threatening injuries.

DPS Trooper Robbie Barrera told KVUE she died around 5:30 p.m.

DPS says the truck driver was not cited. 


 

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