A man who was pushing a bicycle across busy US 181 near Donop Rd on the south side was killed today when he was hit by an SUV, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Police say the victim was in an active lane of traffic, and the driver of a Jeep Renegade was unable to stop in time to avoid him. The victim was thrown to the side of the road by the force of the impact and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Jeep driver was neither intoxicated nor distracted, and she stopped and rendered aid to the victim. She is not expected to face criminal charges.