UPDATE: Woman struck and killed while bicycling on Route 11 identified
TOWN OF ADAMS, New York (WWNY) - A woman is dead after a truck hit her as she bicycled on Route 11 in the town of Adams Friday afternoon.
State Police say 28-year-old Jean Winchell of Adams Center was riding south on Route 11 when she collided with a vehicle traveling north, operated by 24-year-old Bailey Monica of Watertown.
Winchell was pronounced dead on scene.
It happened at around 2:45 p.m. between Spook Hill Road and South Jefferson Central School.
Officials said the crash was reported by a state trooper.
A portion of Route 11 was closed to traffic until 7:15 p.m.
The State Police were assisted at the scene by the South Jefferson Rescue Squad, the Adams Fire Department, and the Adams Center Fire Department.
Editor’s note: 7 News originally reported a man died. We regret the error.
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