Shortly before 4:30 this afternoon, officers with the Grand Junction Police Department, as well as personnel with the Grand Junction Fire Department, responded to a vehicle versus bicyclist crash at the intersection of N. 1st Street and North Avenue. Initial investigation indicates that an adult male on a bicycle was traveling northbound in the east crosswalk of the intersection and collided with a vehicle driven by an adult female who was traveling westbound. Details are subject to change as the investigation continues. The male was pronounced deceased from his injuries at the scene.
Officers will remain on scene of this investigation for several hours. Eastbound North Avenue remains open. Traffic in all other directions will remain closed indefinitely. Please avoid this area and plan an alternate route of travel.