Kansas bicyclist killed in hit-and-run accident

A woman died after her bicycle was hit by a vehicle near Salina. The driver of the vehicle left the scene.  Saline County sheriff’s deputy Lance Zurfluh says the woman died Friday morning after she was hit from behind by a vehicle going the same direction on a street west of Salina.  Zurfluh says a truck driver stopped after seeing the crumpled bicycle and discovered the injured rider nearby.  KSAL reports the woman is from Ottawa County. She died at Salina Regional Health Center.  The suspect vehicle is believed to be a 2001 Chevrolet or GMC pickup truck. It will have damage to the front passenger side.

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