Bicyclist struck, killed on Whidbey Island

OAK HARBOR — An Anacortes man was killed Wednesday afternoon when his bike was struck by a Suburban on Whidbey Island.

The collision was reported just before 3:45 p.m. near where Highway 20 crosses Pit Road, near Oak Harbor.

Witnesses said the man, who was riding a bicycle with a modified gasoline motor, had lost control and was crossing Highway 20, said trooper Mark Francis of the Washington State Patrol.

The man was identified Thursday as Kelly W. Shields, 59, of Anacortes.

The driver, a 52-year-old Burlington man, was unhurt.

The investigation is ongoing.

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