A bicyclist was hit and killed in Whitfield County Wednesday night while riding on the sidewalk along Georgia State Route 71.
Dispatch tells us it happened around 6:30 on Cleveland Highway near Dawnville. The bicyclist was struck by a car as he was traveling southbound and moved into the far right traffic lane, according to authorities.
The victim was transported to Hamilton Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the crash.
No names have been released at this time.
Georgia State Patrol is handling the investigation.