DPS: Transient killed riding bike in crosswalk

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- A man riding a bicycle was killed after being hit by an 18-wheeler Friday morning.

The accident happened at the off-ramp at 59th Avenue and Interstate 10.

According to the Department of Public Safety, the biker rider was hit while in a crosswalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim reportedly is a transient.