Bicycle, Vehicle Collide; 1 Dead

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police are investigating a collision between a bicycle and a vehicle that left a person dead.

The collision happened late Wednesday afternoon around 4 p.m. in the 700 block of Bluff Road at Rosewood Drive.

Police say their initial investigation shows the bicyclist was riding east on Bluff Road in the westbound lanes, while an SUV was turning right from Rosewood Drive Extension into the westbound lanes of Bluff.

The bicyclist was struck and killed by the SUV. Police have not determined if charges will apply in this case.

The road was temporarily shut down while emergency crews responded.


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