- Associated Press - Sunday, October 30, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities have identified a bicyclist struck and killed in a crash on Portland’s St. Johns Street Bridge.

The rider was 55-year-old Portland resident Mitchell Todd York, a dedicated cyclist who logged more than 500 miles every week.

York was on the bridge Saturday when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle driven by 42-year-old Joel Aaron Schrantz, of Portland. Portland police say Schrantz’s 1995 Toyota 4Runner fishtailed and slid as he turned onto the bridge in part because it had bald rear tires and was unsafe to drive.

They say Schrantz was arrested.

Drugs and alcohol were not believed to be factors in the crash.

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