Bicyclist hit by truck early Monday morning

Bicyclist hit by truck early Monday morning

LEACHVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A Mississippi County woman is in a Memphis hospital after being hit by a truck early this morning, according to the Leachville Police Department.

According to Lt. Chuck Brown, a 62-year-old woman was riding her bicycle along Highway 119 in the southern part of town when she was hit by a truck. The incident happened at 6:45 Monday morning.

Brown told Region 8 News that the bicyclist rides around the same part of town regularly. After she was hit by the truck, she was taken to The Med in Memphis.

Brown said the case is under investigation. It's not known if any charges will be filed against the driver.

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