Woman dies after being hit by a truck while riding bicycle in Kirkland

Police say a 78-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a pickup truck while riding a bicycle along a central New York road.

Officials tell WKTV-TV in Utica that the emergency crews were called around 3 p.m. Saturday to a road in the Oneida County town of Kirkland, near Utica. They found a woman who had been hit by a pickup.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Kirkland police are waiting to notify the next of kin before they release her name.

Police are still investigating the accident, but say there are no charges pending at this time.