Bicyclist killed in collision with vehicle near Tudor Road

Bicyclist killed in collision with vehicle near Tudor Road
Published: Nov. 1, 2022 at 2:48 PM AKDT|Updated: Nov. 7, 2022 at 10:55 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A bicyclist has been killed in a collision near Tudor Road on Tuesday afternoon, according to Anchorage police.

According to a community alert, a man riding a bike on the northbound onramp of the Seward Highway at the Tudor Road intersection was struck by a person driving a Subaru Legacy traveling in the same direction.

On Friday, police identified the man as 72-year-old Josef Kopecky, who was declared dead at the scene. Police wrote that the driver of the Subaru is cooperating, and has not been charged.

Police wrote that Tudor Road was closed until around 4 p.m. while the scene was examined by the major collisions unit.

Anchorage has seen a number of pedestrian and bicyclist collisions in recent months, with the most recent bicyclist fatality occurring on Oct. 22.

This article has been updated with additional information.