Flagstaff bicyclist killed in collision with city vehicle

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FLAGSTAFF — A 23-year-old man was killed when he was hit by a City of Flagstaff truck while riding his bicycle Monday morning.

Police were called to the intersection of Butler Avenue and Babbitt Drive about 11:15 a.m., where they found Joshua Amos Pete, of Flagstaff, severely injured. He was taken to Flagstaff Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police believe both Pete and the driver of the truck were heading westbound on Butler Avenue in their respective lanes of traffic when they collided.

The Flagstaff Police Department accident reconstruction team and detectives continue to investigate.