Bicyclist killed in Oak Ridge crash identified

OAK RIDGE (WATE) – The Oak Ridge Police Department has identified a bicyclist killed on Sunday afternoon as Verne Gilbert.

The 85-year-old was killed while riding on Highway 58 near Blair Road at around 1:50 p.m. Sunday. Police said a 74-year-old Kingston woman driving an SUV struck the bicycle Gilbert was riding.

The crash is still under investigation. Police said the decision to file charges has not been made.

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