According to the PhillyVoice, a 40 year old bicycle rider was struck and killed by a dump truck whose driver apparently did not see the cyclist.
The accident happened at the intersection of Whitaker Avenue and Luzerne Street in North Philadelphia.
Police authorities say the driver made a right turn into the cyclist on Friday morning. The accident happened at approximately 8:40 AM in the city’s Juniata Park-Feltonville neighborhood.
Police say the driver said he did not see the rider.
The victim’s name has not yet been released. He was received by Temple University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
An accident investigation continues. The news article says this is the fourth fatal bicycle crash in Philadelphia this year.