Bicyclist killed by military truck
Bicyclist killed on N.Y. Avenue - Vehicle was in a convoy connected with the nuclear security summit
Story by Martin Weil
April 12, 2010
Update, 7:23 p.m.: A bicyclist was fatally injured Monday night after she was struck by a vehicle in a military convoy connected with the nuclear security summit being held at the Washington Convention Center, authorities said.
The bicyclist, a woman, was hit about 6 p.m. at the corner of 12th and New York Avenue NW, said D.C. police spokesman Quintin Peterson.
“It was horrific,” said a woman who declined to give her name, but was clearly shaken after seeing the incident as she emerged from a nearby restaurant.
Further details were not immediately available.
Video: Police Chief Lanier at the scene of the collision