Bicyclist riding on Idaho highway dies after Jeep hits him

April 21, 2019

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a bicyclist was killed in a crash.

Police say a woman driving a Jeep Cherokee drove partially onto the right shoulder of a highway in Canyon County north of Nampa Saturday and hit a bicyclist.

Police say 69-year-old George Grant was riding a bicycle and wasn’t wearing a helmet. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

The crash blocked traffic on the westbound lane of Highway 20 for more than two hours.