Bicyclist Dies After Colliding With Truck

Posted at 2:20 PM, Jul 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-15 14:21:53-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL)--A bicyclist dies after being hit by a truck on Madison Highway.

Police in Valdosta say it happened Tuesday night at 10:30 near the intersection of Madison Highway and Winston Avenue.

The Kenworth truck, driven by Kevin Stephens, was headed south on Madison Highway. Stephens told police he saw a car traveling northbound with its high beams on.

Stephens says he caught a glimpse of an object in front of him and tried to swerve to avoid a collision.

The object was actually a man on a bike, identified as 34-year-old Aaron Todd Maze.  He died at the scene. The Valdosta Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating.  No charges against Stephens have been filed at this time.