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Bicyclist dies after crash near Alexandria

A bicycle driven by Don Keith of Alexandria ended up underneath a pickup after a crash on Highway 29 Saturday afternoon.

An 87-year-old Alexandria man died from injuries he suffered in a bicycle-pickup crash north of Alexandria Saturday.

Don R. Keith was bicycling south on Highway 29 near Birch Avenue when he collided with a 1997 Ford pickup driven by Nick R. Jalbert, 26 of Alexandria, which was also traveling south.

The crash happened at about 2:20 p.m. No other injuries were reported.

Keith was transported by North Ambulance to the Douglas County Hospital but he died later that night.