Off-duty police officer killed while riding his bike

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TUCSON - An off-duty Tucson police officer has been killed while riding his bicycle.

A woman called 911 Tuesday afternoon to report that she had just hit a bicyclist.

Investigators concluded that the woman hit 26-year-old Allen D. Johnson from behind with her pickup truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was hired by the Tucson Police Department in September 2005 and was a patrol officer in Operations Division Downtown.