Bicyclist killed in crash on University Drive

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Madison County coroner confirmed a person riding a bicycle was killed in a crash that closed down a portion of University Drive Monday afternoon.

Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill was called to the scene on University Drive in the area of Julia Street.

Berryhill says they are working to notify the victim’s next of kin.

Huntsville Police investigators say the cyclist pulled out in front of the driver, who was unable to stop in time.

Traffic was blocked in between Oster Drive and Jordan Lane while Huntsville police worked on the scene of the accident, which happened around 4:45 p.m.

Drivers were being asked to avoid the area.

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