UPDATE: Bicyclist killed in accident identified by police

GREENFIELD — A Hancock County woman riding her bike to work was struck and killed Monday afternoon by a truck carrying an oversized load on U.S. 40.

Investigators said Theresa Corey Burris, 36, of Greenfield, was riding her bike east on U.S. 40 just east of County Road 250W when she was struck by an eastbound semitrailer carrying a large concrete slab that stretched onto the shoulder of the road.

Cyclist killed by truck; investigators say semitrailer was carrying oversized load

The driver of the 18-wheeler, Reed Thompson, 55, of Whiteland, was unaware he had hit someone; police stopped him about a half mile from the accident near Meridian Road, officials said.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

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Samm Quinn is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3275 or squinn@greenfieldreporter.com.