Troopers: Bicyclist hit, killed by car in Lumberton

State - Regional

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WBTW) — One person has been charged after troopers said a bicyclist was hit and killed Thursday morning.

It happened about 6:50 a.m. in the area of Highway 72 in Lumberton, and North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers were sent to the area.

Troopers said an Audi was traveling south on Highway 72 behind a bicyclist. As they approached Oliver Lane, troopers said the Audi hit the bicyclist from behind. 

The bicyclist, a juvenile, died as a result of the incident. The person’s name will not be released. 

The driver has been identified as Trudy Bryan-Urso. She has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. She was not believed to be impaired at the time of the incident. 

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