UPDATE: Bicyclist killed in Independence Sunday morning identified by police

News
Picture of lights on police car

Lights of police car in night time. Night patrolling the city, lights flashing. Abstract blurry image.

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — UPDATE: Police have identified the bicyclist killed early Sunday morning as Ricky Byrom, a 57-year-old Lexington, Missouri resident. This crash remains under investigation at this time.

FOX 4 previously reported that Independence police began investigating after a bicyclist was struck and killed by an SUV early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to the area of North Emery Street and East College Street shortly before 3 a.m. to investigate a crash involving an SUV and a bicyclist. According to police, the bicyclist was traveling south on Emery Street and failed to stop at a stop sign before entering the road at College Street. A Jeep Cherokee traveling west on College struck the bicyclist.

The rider was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the Jeep was not injured.

Tracking Coronavirus

More Tracking Coronavirus

Popular

Latest

More News