Cyclist hit, killed by car in Seattle's SODO district, police investigating

Seattle Police are investigating a crash that killed a cyclist near 4th Ave S and Holgate, in Seattle's SODO district.

Authorities say a person driving a Jeep was turning out of a parking lot on 4th Ave around 10:30 a.m. Monday. The driver waited for traffic to pass, then turned onto the street.

Police say the driver was looking south when a cyclist rode on the sidewalk, coming north. The driver crashed into the cyclist.

Seattle Fire personnel were nearby and rushed to help the cyclist, who later died from their injuries.

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Police arrived and talked with the driver, who stayed at the scene. Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be a factor in this crash, police say.