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Bicyclist struck, killed by truck near Finley

FINLEY, N.D. — A 54-year-old woman from Portland, N.D., was killed when she was struck from behind by a truck while riding her bicycle near Finley, authorities said.

The crash occurred at about 6:45 p.m. Friday, 12 miles east of Finley on Highway 200.

Lisa Ann Knudson was thrown from her bicycle after being struck by the westbound 2003 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Matthew Kelly Strand of Finley, N.D. Knudson was pronounced dead at the scene, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.

Strand and two passengers, ages 9 and 10, were not injured, and the truck sustained minor front-end damage.

Charges against Strand are pending, authorities said.

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