Deming Bicyclist Killed

Deming – State police say a 71-year-old Deming man was killed when a pickup truck hit his bicycle.

He was identified as Armando Pereiro.

Police say he was riding east on a rural road near Deming early Wednesday when the pickup truck hit him from behind.

Authorities say the driver told them the rising sun was shining in his eyes and couldn't see. They say he stopped and called 911 when he realized he had struck a bicyclist.

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