Biker Killed After Being Hit By Truck in New Milford

A bicyclist died after being hit by a pick-up truck on Chestnut Land Road in New Milford Saturday morning.

Police identified the biker at Dwight R. Hipp, 57, of New Milford.

The road was closed for several hours near 415 Chestnut Land Road after a driver pulling into a driveway struck a biker at about 8:20 a.m., police said.

The driver, who police identified as John Kimberly, 22, of New Milford, stayed at the scene following the accident and was not charged, police said.

Emergency personnel performed CPR at the scene and an ambulance transported the bicyclist to the New Milford Hospital emergency room for treatement. The biker later succumbed to his injuries, police confirmed late Saturday afternoon.

Police are not releasing the identity of the biker pending notification of next of kin.

The accident remains under investigation.

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