An 84-year-old bicyclist from Zionsville on an train trip died after she was hit by an SUV Saturday morning.
Linda McCaw was using her bicycle on County Highway 200 South, north of Zionsville, when she was hit by an SUV driver, in line with the Boone County Sheriff’s Workplace. Officers discovered her on the street about 8:30 a.m. earlier than taking her to an Indianapolis hospital. She was pronounced useless shortly afterward.
Maj. Brian Stevenson, of Boone County Sheriff’s Workplace, informed IndyStar that investigators consider McCaw was out getting train when she was hit.
“With the kind of bicycle she was on and the clothes that she was carrying, we have now no different purpose to consider apart from train,” Stevenson mentioned. Although the roadway does not have painted traces or bike lanes, he mentioned “it is called an space that bike riders will use.”
The automobile’s driver was on the wreck when authorities arrived and was not injured, in line with the the sheriff’s workplace.
“Medication or alcohol should not believed to be concerned” within the crash as of Saturday morning, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned. However their deadly alcohol crash crew continues to analyze.
“We haven’t any info that leads us to consider something apart from an accident,” Stevenson mentioned, noting they’re nonetheless early within the investigation.