Local

Bicyclist, 28, Struck, Killed By Car In Shoreview

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Optimal Summer Conditions Created Vivid Fall Colors
  2. 4 Things To Know For Oct. 23, 2014
  3. Apple Pay Launch Not Bug Free
  4. Survey: Harassment Is A Common Part Of Online Life
  5. Health Watch: Soda, Register Receipts & Pumpkin Benefits

SHOREVIEW (WCCO) — A 28-year-old Shoreview man is dead after being struck by a car while on his bicycle Wednesday evening, according to the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office.

At 10 p.m. on the day of the incident, deputies responded to the vehicle accident involving a bicyclist at Highway 96 and Village Center Drive in Shoreview. Upon arrival, the deputies found the bicyclist unconscious, but breathing.

The man was treated by paramedics and transported by Allina Medical to Regions Hospital. He died from his injuries later at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday. He has been identified as Joseph Hunt.

The collision happened in the eastbound lanes of Highway 96, just east of Hodgson Road and near the Village Center Drive intersection.

The driver of the car, identified as 67-year-old Bruce Akerman of North Oaks, immediately called 911 and cooperated fully with authorities.

The accident is being investigated.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,918 other followers