A bicyclist dies after colliding with an SUV on Western Avenue in front of Westfield State University.
It happened just before noon Sunday.
Westfield Police say 60-year-old Howard Beardslee was traveling westbound on his bicycle when he was hit by a 2007 Ford Explorer driving in the same direction.
Beardslee was rushed to Noble Hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
The SUV’s driver, a 32-year-old Westfield man, has not been cited but police say the accident remains under investigation.