Bicyclist killed on Hunt Highway

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QUEEN CREEK -- A 53-year-old bike rider died Monday morning after being hit by a car at Hunt Highway and Thompson Road.

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1 badly hurt in Hunt Highway car-bike wreck - A man in his 60s was badly hurt in a car-bike wreck on Hunt Highway near Thompson Road early Monday morning.

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The accident occurred shortly after 6 a.m.

James Parsons of Queen Creek was airlifted to a Gilbert hospital where he died.

Pinal County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident.

At this time, it does not appear that drugs or alcohol were a factor in the accident, according to Lt. Tamatha Villar with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.