SCARBOROUGH, Maine — A bicyclist was fatally struck by a pickup truck Friday along Route 1 in West Scarborough, according to police.
The collision took place around 3:15 p.m. near On The Vine Marketplace, just south of the Payne Road intersection, to which southbound traffic was diverted.
Police identified the bicyclist later that night as 63-year-old Kathleen Kirsch of Scarborough. Kirsch was taken to Maine Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries, a sergeant with the Scarborough Police Department said.
At the time of the crash, Kirsch was wearing black with pink highlight Nike sneakers, dark navy sweatpants, an orange tank top, a black Ralph Lauren jacket, a purple Columbia fleece jacket, and a helmet, police said.
Police said Friday they were still investigating.
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