Driver of picker truck charged in January collision that killed Edmonton cyclist

The driver of a picker truck involved in the fatal collision with a cyclist in early January has been charged under the Traffic Safety Act, Edmonton police said Thursday.

The 62-year-old man is charged with failure to proceed safely after stopping at the intersection of 50th Street and 94B Avenue on Jan. 4.

A 64-year-old man on the bicycle sustained fatal injuries after being struck by the 2014 Western Star flat deck picker truck and trailer.

The eastbound vehicle was making a right-hand turn when the incident happened.