Bicyclist killed in Prescott after being struck by truck

Jan 17, 2015 1:13 PM by News Staff

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - Police in Prescott say a college student riding her bike has died after being hit by a pickup truck.

Police spokeswoman Lt. Amy Bonney says 23-year-old Amber Harrington was traveling southbound on White Spar Road on Friday when the truck allegedly struck her from behind just before 5 p.m.

Bonney says Harrington was taken to Yavapai Regional Medical Center but died as a result of her injuries.

Harrington, who was from California, was a student at Prescott College.

Bonney did not release the identity of the 36-year-old driver, who is from Prescott.

Investigators are still trying to determine potential contributing factors in the crash.

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