Bicyclist killed in head-on crash

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist that happened Tuesday night.
Officers were called just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to Highways 17 and 204 on the report of a crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle.

The bicyclist was traveling southbound in the northbound lane and was struck by a vehicle head-on, according to police.

The northbound lane of Highway 17 was closed while the SCMPD Major Accident Investigations team investigated the crash. Jose Tristen Puente, 44, was transported to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. The investigation into the crash continues.

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