UPDATE: Victim in fatal cycling accident identified

By: Andie Adams Email
By: Andie Adams Email

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.

PREVIOUS STORY

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.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 182393651 - nbc11news.com/a?a=182393651
Gray Television, Inc.