Bicyclist killed in crash with dump truck in Houston's Museum District

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Female bicyclist dies after crash with dump truck
ABC13's Pooja Lodhia reports from the Museum District where a female bicyclist died in a crash with a dump truck.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Police said a woman on a bicycle had just left after having lunch with her husband near Rice University when she was fatally struck from behind by a dump truck in the Museum District.

Houston police said the crash happened just before noon in the 6000 block of Main at Sunset Boulevard.

According to police, the bicyclist and the dump truck were about to turn right when the incident happened. An initial investigation appeared to show the bicyclist may have been at fault.

Police have not immediately identified the woman or the truck driver. The company of the dump truck has also not been identified.

HPD urged people to avoid the area as investigators process the scene.