Orange police identify bicyclist killed in tractor-trailer crash

Authorities have identified a senior bicyclist who was fatally struck in a tractor-trailer crash Wednesday morning in Orange.

Russell Jay Gibbs, 65, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 4500 Highway 62 North.

Police received a call shortly before 8:30 a.m. to report the crash, according to an Orange Police Department news release.

The incident remains under investigation by the Orange Police Department’s Detective Division, the release said.

No further information was immediately available.

Written by Meagan Ellsworth

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