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Published July 17, 2010, 01:20 PM

Indiana bicyclist killed in crash in North Dakota

BERTHOLD, N.D. (AP) — An Indiana woman bicycling near Berthold has died after being hit by a pickup truck.

BERTHOLD, N.D. (AP) — An Indiana woman bicycling near Berthold has died after being hit by a pickup truck.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 70-year-old Terra Haute, Ind., woman was biking east from Stanley to Minot when she was hit before noon Friday. The woman, whose name was not released, was about halfway through the 55-mile trek.

The patrol says the pickup, driven by 48-year-old Ricky Harasym of Minot, slowed upon approaching the bicyclist but still hit her.

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