88-year-old bicyclist dead after being struck by truck in Dodge County

TRENTON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An 88-year-old bicyclist is dead after being struck by a pickup truck in Dodge County on Sunday, Aug. 22. 

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office responded to a motor vehicle versus bicycle crash on CTHY AW at the intersection of East Rock River Road in Trenton around 5:25 p.m. on Sunday.

Officials say initial investigation shows that the bike as traveling south on East Rock River Road and was approaching a stop sign. A pickup truck was traveling east and approaching the intersection. The bicycle entered the intersection in an attempt to turn left and was struck by the pickup truck.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured in the crash. The 88-year-old bicyclist was transported to a local hospital and flown by Flight For Life to UW Hospital in Madison. On Monday, Aug. 23, the bicyclist died while at the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and the Dodge County Medical Examiner.

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