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Ala. bicyclist dies after hit by police vehicle

A Muscle Shoals man has died after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a police officer, according to a spokesperson for the state's highway patrol.

Posted: Sep 3, 2018 7:35 PM

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WTVA) - A Muscle Shoals man has died after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a police officer, according to a spokesperson for the state's highway patrol.

Bramlett Osteen III, 70, was transported by Air-Evac to Huntsville Hospital where he died, Corporal Jeremy Baker said. 

The incident happened around 3:20 a.m. on Monday on AL 133, north of Avalon Avenue. 

This is an ongoing investigation by Alabama State Troopers.

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