Woman struck on bicycle, killed in Van Wert County

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VAN WERT COUNTY — The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash from Friday.

According to a news release, they received a 911 call at 6:44 p.m. Friday to a motor vehicle crash on Convoy and Hutchinson roads.

When they arrived, they found that an eastbound 2002 Buick Regal struck a bicycle from behind on Convoy Road, east of Hutchinson Road.

The rider of the bicycle, Mary L. Looser, of Grover Hill, was pronounced dead at the scene by Van Wert County Coroner Scott Jarvis.

The driver of the Buick was identified as Mackenzie A. Baker, of Van Wert.

The accident remains under investigation.