A Michigan man was killed Friday when the bicycle he was riding collided with a car in Warrenton, according to a town official.

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred at 6:36 p.m. at the intersection of Alexandria Pike and Horner Street, said Warrenton Town Manager Brandie Schaeffer in a news release.

Upon arrival, first responders  found that the bicycle had collided with a 2014 BMW driven by a 29-year-old man, the release said.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the car was making a left turn from Alexandria Pike onto Horner Street. The bicyclist was traveling north on Alexandria Pike. 

The name of the bicyclist is not being released. The name of the driver of the car will not be released until the investigation determines if charges will be filed, the release said.

The remaining facts and circumstances are under investigation by the Warrenton Police Department and Virginia State Police.

”The Town Council was saddened to learn of the news of the cyclist, Schaeffer said in a statement. “Mayor [Carter Nevill] and I both enjoy riding, and the Town Council has promoted safer streets with complete streets initiatives."

”The crash is under investigation so I can’t further comment, but we will continue to make safety of cyclists on streets a priority here in Warrenton.  We are thinking about his family and their loss at this time.”

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