A bicyclist was killed in northeast Charlotte on Monday morning after he darted in front of a freightliner truck.

Witnesses told police that 47-year-old Woodrow Franklin Jr. was biking down 400 Jordan Place when he made a sudden left turn from the right edge of the lane and pulled out in front of a freightliner.

Jeffrey Leonard Miller, 41, was the driver and travelling in the same direction when he struck Franklin, according to a police report.

Paramedics transported Franklin to Carolinas Medical Center-Main where he later died due to his injuries.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crash Investigation Unit is investigating this incident.

Anyone with information about this crash may contact the Major Crash Investigation Unit at 704-432-2169 or Crime Stoppers at 704-344-1600.

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