Tucson bicyclist dead after riding in front of SUVPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- A 71-year-old man riding a bicycle in Tucson has been killed after riding directly into the path of an oncoming SUV.
Tucson police say Thomas Ferrer was struck Saturday evening while crossing a major thoroughfare on the city's south side. He was taken to a hospital but did not survive.
Police spokeswoman Sgt. Maria Hawke says investigators found the bicyclist was riding across East Golf Links Road and rode right into the path of the westbound sport utility vehicle. The SUV driver wasn't hurt.