Ann Arbor Woman Struck And Killed By Pickup Truck While Biking

LIMA TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist and a pickup truck in Washtenaw County.

Police say 63-year-old Karen McKeachie of Ann Arbor was biking at around 10:40 a.m. Friday, on Dexter-Chelsea Rd. near Fletcher Rd. in Lima Township, when she was struck by a 2005 Chevy Avalanche.

According to investigators, the Chevy driver — identified as 70-year-old Terry Lacroix of Chelsea —  was headed westbound when he passed another westbound vehicle and crashed into McKeachie who was biking in the eastbound lane.

McKeachie died as the scene.  No one else was hurt.

Police said any possible charges are still pending as the crash remains under investigation. When the investigation is completed the report will be submitted to the Washtenaw County Prosecutor for review.

Toopers were assisted at the scene by Chelsea Fire Department and Huron Valley Ambulance.


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