Car strikes, kills man on bicycle in Anchorage

First bicycle related death of 2014

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by Mike Ford

A man on a bicycle was struck and killed in a crash with a car Thursday in midtown Anchorage.

According to Anchorage police dispatchers a call on the crash came in at 2:45 p.m.

Police and medics found the bicyclist unconscious on Northern Lights Boulevard near Minnesota Drive. The injured man was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the biker was traveling south across Northern Light Boulevard when he was struck in the middle lane by a Subaru traveling westbound .

The name of the biker was not immediately released.