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UPDATE: Police identify cyclist fatally struck in Walker County

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WALKER COUNTY, GA (WRCB) -

UPDATE: The Georgia State Patrol has released the name of the bicyclist who was hit and killed Tuesday.

Melinda Brewer, 55, died Tuesday after a Jeep struck the bicycle she was riding on Highway 193 in Walker County.

The crash happened near Prospect  Road, not far from where Brewer lived. Initial reports show the driver of the Jeep was attempting to turn and did not see Brewer.

GSP is in the process of reconstructing the scene and says it’s too soon to say if the driver of the Jeep will be cited or charged.


PREVIOUS STORY: The bicyclist has died as a result of their injuries. Walker County coroner has been dispatched to the scene. 


PREVIOUS STORY: The Georgia State Patrol is on scene where the bicyclist was hit by a car. 

Dispatchers tell Channel 3 it happened shortly before 4:30 on Highway 193 at Prospect Road.

First responders have just arrived on scene and are transporting the victim to the hospital.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this developing story. 

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