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Name of Portland woman killed while riding bike east of Finley Friday released

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) – The name of the woman of a Portland, North Dakota  who was killed while riding her bike Friday has been released.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 54-year-old Lisa Knudson was riding her bike on Highway 200 about 12 miles east of Finley.

A pickup struck her from behind, throwing Knudson off her bike.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, Matthew Strand of Finley, says he did not see the bike until after the crash.

Charges against Strand are pending upon the crash investigation.