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Woman dies after car hits cyclist in Kearns

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Posted at 9:33 PM, Apr 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-11 14:23:02-04

KEARNS, Utah -- A woman has died after she was hit by a car while riding her bike in Kearns Sunday night.

Det. Jared Richardson of the Unified Police Department said 57-year-old Connie Stewart Marconato, of Kearns, was on a bicycle when she was hit by a car near 5415 South and Northwestern Ave. (4725 West).

FOX 13 News first heard report of the crash around 9:20 p.m. Sunday.

Officers said visibility may have been a factor.

The woman was wearing dark clothing and crossing the intersection while riding her bike through the crosswalk when a man in a 2007 white Hyundai hit her.

Richardson said the woman went to the hospital in extremely critical condition and later died.

She was not wearing a helmet at the time and suffered severe head injuries.

The driver of the car remained at the scene and is cooperating.