UPDATE: Victim in fatal cycling accident identified

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DELTA, Colo. (KKCO) - The identity of a Delta man killed while riding his bike Wednesday night has been released.

Delta Police responded to Highway 92 and Henrie Street from reports of a cyclist being hit by a car just before 8 p.m. Wednesday.

There, they found 63-year-old Craig Warren Hampton of Delta seriously injured after he tried to cross Highway 92.

Officials say Hampton was hit by a 60-year-old Eckert man driving a pickup truck.

There's been no word on injuries to the truck driver or whether he faces any charges at this time.


DELTA, Colo. (KKCO)— A man is dead after he is hit by a pickup truck while riding his bike.

Delta Police say the cyclist—whose name has not been released—was riding east on Highway 92 Wednesday around 8 p.m.

As he was crossing near Henrie Street, he was struck by a pickup truck, driven by a 60-year-old Eckert man.

When emergency crews arrived, the cyclist was taken to a Grand Junction hospital via CareFlight. He died shortly after.

Police say the case is under investigation and no more information is available at this time.

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