Bicyclist dies in crash on Highway 36 in Oakdale, Minn.

A 51-year-old man died after he was hit by a car while bicycling Friday afternoon in Oakdale, Minnesota.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, around 3:35 p.m., authorities responded to a crash involving a GMC Yukon and a bicyclist on Highway 36 at Hadley Avenue.

Officials say the bicyclist crossed southbound in front of the Yukon and was struck. He died of his injuries.

The bicyclist has been identified as a 51-year-old man from White Bear Lake, Minn.