26-year-old bicyclist struck, killed by SUV in Forest Lake

A 26-year-old Forest Lake man on a bicycle was struck and killed by an SUV early Wednesday morning. Alan L. Suazo was biking near Highway 97 and Forest Road N. and was hit at about 3:40 a.m.

Minnesota State Patrol officials said a Jeep Cherokee, driven by 52-year-old Forest Lake man Ronald Rucker, was traveling westbound on Highway 97 at Forest Road N. The bicyclist was traveling eastbound on Highway 97 and moved into the westbound lanes, headed eastbound, and was struck. No alcohol was detected on Rucker and he wasn't hurt. 

A State Patrol incident report did not indicate if Suazo was wearing a helmet or if he had been drinking.