Young bicyclist dies in collision in North Pole

Associated PressAugust 22, 2012 

NORTH POLE -- Police say a young bicyclist was killed in a collision with a commercial truck at the entryway to a gas station.

Sgt. Bill Bellant said police found the male victim underneath the truck Tuesday afternoon at the Badger Road Tesoro in the community near Fairbanks.

The victim was dead at the scene. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner said he was not immediately identified.

The truck was driven by a Houston Contracting Co. employee doing work for Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. Houston is a subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corp. Energy Services.

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