Bicyclist dead in Friday evening Walker County wreck

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A man from Jasper is dead after he was hit by a pickup while riding a bicycle in Walker County Friday.

The wreck happened just after 8 p.m. on Alabama Route 257 near Kayla Drive, about 8 miles north of Jasper in Walker County. After the initial impact, the bicycle ran off the road and into a ditch

David L. Wolfe, 45, was fatally injured when the bicycle he was riding was hit in the rear by a pickup driven by a 27-year-old man from Jasper.

Wolfe, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division is investigating the cause of the crash.

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