Bicylist hit by car in west Sparks dies
SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) -6 P.M. UPDATE A bicyclist is dead after being hit in west Sparks, the Sparks Police Department said.
It happened Friday about 4 p.m. on Prater Way. The driver of a sedan was going west on Prater Way and the bicyclist was going east between 21st Street and 22nd Street in the bicycle lane.
The driver turned into a convenience store and hit the bicyclist when the bicyclist was in the bike lane, police said.
Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor and the driver is cooperating with police.
Prater Way in that area is expected to be closed until about 8 p.m.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Sparks Police Department is investigating a fatal crash in west Sparks.
It asks the public to avoid the area of Prater Way and 22nd Street.
The crash happened about 4 p.m.
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