Cyclist, 69, killed in East Lake Sammamish Parkway crash

A collision on Friday at the intersection of East Lake Sammamish Parkway and Southeast 56th Street resulted in the death of a 69-year-old male bicyclist, the city of Issaquah reported in a press release.

A female driver had been traveling southbound in a white SUV on East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast and had turned right onto Southeast 56th Street.

According to witness reports, the cyclist had been traveling southbound on the East Lake Sammamish Trail and was in the crosswalk with the “walk” signal flashing when he was hit.

The driver, who is from Issaquah, is cooperating with the investigation, according to the press release. Issaquah Police, Washington State Patrol and Eastside Fire and Rescue were among the several agencies responding to the accident.