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Name released of bicyclist killed in crash near KAIT

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd released the name of the bicyclist killed in a crash on Wednesday.

Jason McDonald, 42, was hit and killed by a truck while cycling along Craighead County Road 766. 

According to an EMT on the scene, the driver was traveling on CR 766 towards Highway 141 when she could not see due to the sun.

The driver struck one of the two cyclists traveling along the same road.

The crash happened just northeast of the KAIT front parking lot.

EMT's on scene said the other cyclist and driver did not have any major injuries.

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