An incident where a bicyclist was killed in a Wednesday afternoon collision on East Fourth Street is under investigation.

The incident occurred at 4:10 p.m. at the intersection of East Fourth Street and West Highland Court. Reports say the collision involved the bicyclist and a tractor-trailer in the eastbound lanes. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The street was closed nearly three hours to traffic for several blocks near Owensboro Middle School.

The Owensboro Police Department’s accident reconstruction unit was called to investigate the collision. The road reopened just after 7 p.m.

James Mayse, 270-691-7303, jmayse@messenger-inquirer.com, Twitter: @JamesMayse

James Mayse, 270-691-7303, jmayse@messenger-inquirer.com, Twitter: @JamesMayse

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