Scottsdale Police identify bicyclist killed by SUV

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Scottsdale Police have identified a bicyclist killed on Sunday as a 53-year-old Scottsdale man.

Police said Shawn McCarty died after he was struck by a black Chevy Tahoe that swerved into the bicycle lane on Thompson Peak Parkway just north of 100th Street around 4:30 p.m. 

Officers said McCarty, who was wearing a helmet, was northbound in the bike lane just north of Thompson Peak Parkway when the driver of the SUV, also northbound, swerved into the bike lane and hit him.

McCarty was taken to Scottsdale Healthcare-Osborn, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said there were no signs of impairment and charges for the driver were pending. Thompson Peak Parkway was closed until about 11 p.m.

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