According to a text alert from Rice University, a bicyclist was killed in an accident with a truck near the intersection of Main Street and Sunset Boulevard this morning. According to Rice University, the victim was the spouse of a member of the Rice community. The Houston Police Department has shut down the intersection and the text alert states members of the Rice community should avoid the area.

The bicyclist was a woman and the accident occurred just before noon on Tuesday, according to KHOU 11 News Houston.

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Last updated April 24, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.