Bicyclist killed crossing Interstate 20 in Arlington

A bicyclist attempting to cross Interstate 20 was killed Monday afternoon when he was hit by a pickup, Arlington police said.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The collision was reported about 3 p.m. Monday in westbound lanes of the interstate just west of Bowman Springs Road.

“The driver of the vehicle stopped and is cooperating” with investigators, Tiara Richard, a police spokeswoman, said in a news release.

Three lanes of traffic were closed for several hours as authorities investigated.

The bicyclist had not been identified by late Monday afernoon.