Deadly Morgan County crash under investigation; 1 bicyclist killed


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MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. — Police in Morgan County are investigating a deadly crash involving a bicycle early Friday morning.

Officers responded to State Road 67 near the State Road 39 bypass around 2:18 a.m.

Investigators said Dennis Hiser, 67, of Indianapolis, was driving a 2011 Kia Sorento south bound on SR 67 in the left lane.

Officials believe Hiser had the green light when he struck Jayson Hamilton, 28, of Martinsville, who was riding a bicycle west bound on SR 39 in the intersection.

Hamilton was pronounced dead at the scene.

Impairment did not appear to be a contributing cause to the crash, and Hiser submitted a blood draw in accordance with Indiana law, according to police.

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