12-year-old bicyclist killed in Fallon | NevadaAppeal.com

12-year-old bicyclist killed in Fallon

Associated Press

FALLON ” A 12-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Fallon.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says Brittany Cardella of Fallon died after she was hit while trying to cross a street Thursday evening.

Troopers say a pickup driven by 67-year-old Mary Lou Cornella of Walker Lake made a left-hand turn and struck the girl.

Cardella was taken to a Fallon hospital, where she died.

Troopers say drug or alcohol use are not considered to be factors in the 6 p.m. accident at this time.