Cyclist hit by truck
AUSTIN -- A cyclist has died after being hit by a pickup truck in West Austin.
DPS says Morgan Marold, 28, was riding with other cyclists on a 40-mile ride west on Bee Cave Road near Barton Creek Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. DPS says she got a flat tire, lost control of her bike and fell into oncoming traffic.
Marold was hit by a pickup truck hauling a landscaping trailer. She was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with life-threatening injuries.
DPS Trooper Robbie Barrera told KVUE she died around 5:30 p.m.
DPS says the truck driver was not cited.