Aug 13, 2014 11:06 AM by KATC

Lafayette cyclist dies in Roselawn crash

A Lafayette man was killed Tuesday evening after his bicycle struck a pickup truck at the intersection of Roselawn and Dicarlo Drive.

The accident happened at about 6 p.m. when a Ford pickup truck and a bicycle were traveling north on Roselawn.

Police say as they reached the intersection of Roselawn and Dicarlo, the cyclist turned right, striking the driver's side door of the truck.

The cyclist, 57-year-old Dr. James McCarthy Jr. of Lafayette was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

Police say the crash remains under investigation.



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