OAKLAND -- A bicyclist was killed Tuesday night in West Oakland when she was hit by a big rig, police said.

Officials said the 62-year-old woman was struck at 3rd and Market streets about 6:15 p.m. and dragged almost two blocks. Her name and city of residence were not available Tuesday evening.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Oakland police traffic investigators were called to the scene and were working Tuesday night to piece together what happened. The driver stayed at the scene following the incident, police said.

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Contact Kristin J. Bender at kbender@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow her at Twitter.com/kjbender.




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