Bicyclist struck, killed by SUV in Waterford Township

Bicyclist hit at Telegraph, Elizabeth Lake roads

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WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A bicyclist was killed Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle at Telegraph and Elizabeth Lake roads in Waterford Township.

Southbound Telegraph Road was shut down while police investigated.

Waterford police say the victim is a 62-year-old man from Pontiac. He was crossing the Telegraph Road crosswalk when a 65-year-old Monroe driver struck him.

The bike was lying in pieces in the road. The sport utility vehicle nearby had a smashed windshield.

The crash still is under police investigation.

Police do not believe alcohol and drugs are a factor.

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