Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Roosevelt County

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Roosevelt County

ROOSEVELT CO, NM (KFDA) - One man has died after he was hit by a car while riding a bicycle in Roosevelt County on Monday, April 8.

Around 8:30 a.m., New Mexico State Police were called to U.S. 70 near mile post 425, just north of Portales.

Police say a 43-year-old woman was driving a 2016 Ford F-150 when her car drifted and hit a 44-year-old man riding a bicycle from behind.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

The woman was not injured in the incident.

Police say the driver not paying attention may have been a contributing factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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