Bicyclist hit by two cars, dies in crash

Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 4:12 AM CDT
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HANNIBAL (WGEM) - Around 11:00 p.m. Sunday night, a bicyclist trying to cross Highway 61 was hit and killed by oncoming traffic, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Trooper James Johnson said Hannibal resident Nicholas Clark, 30, was hit by the first vehicle heading northbound, and then then hit by a second vehicle shortly after.

Johnson said the bicyclist died at the scene. He was not wearing a safety device.

Northbound lanes of Highway 61 near Hannibal were closed while troopers investigated the crash and cleared the scene. It reopened around 3:30 a.m. on Monday.

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