Cyclist dies after Thursday morning accident

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A Wichita Falls woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle on Southwest Parkway Thursday.

Wichita Falls emergency medics and police responded to the scene of an injury accident  on Southwest Parkway Thursday morning.
Wichita Falls emergency medics and police responded to the scene of an injury accident on Southwest Parkway Thursday morning.

According to Wichita Falls Police spokesperson Sgt. Charlie Eipper:

At 7:41 a.m., first responders, emergency AMR medics and police responded to the 6600 block of Southwest Parkway for a injury accident. Nancy Kiel Beaver, 65, was riding her bicycle westbound on Southwest Parkway and attempted to turn onto Sisk Road. Beaver proceeded into the intersection but did not see a truck.

Wichita Falls emergency medics and police responded to the scene of an injury accident where a woman riding her bicycle was struck by a pickup truck Thursday morning.
Wichita Falls emergency medics and police responded to the scene of an injury accident where a woman riding her bicycle was struck by a pickup truck Thursday morning.

The truck driver was northbound on Sisk Road and was attempting to turn onto Southwest Parkway. The driver of the truck did not see Beaver and proceeded into the intersection.

Wichita Falls emergency medics and police responded to the scene of an injury accident  on Southwest Parkway Thursday morning.
Wichita Falls emergency medics and police responded to the scene of an injury accident on Southwest Parkway Thursday morning.

The front end of the truck struck her bicycle. She was wearing a helmet and talking with first responders during the investigation.

She was transported by ambulance to the hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. Beaver’s body is being sent for autopsy.

Police said this is an ongoing investigation, but there are no charges pending at this time.

This article originally appeared on Wichita Falls Times Record News: Cyclist dies after Thursday morning accident