A bicyclist from Stillwater died Sunday after colliding head-on with a pickup.

Debra Miller, 56, died when the truck hit her while she traveled on the shoulder of State Highway 51 about four miles west of Stillwater.

Edmond resident James Michael Hazzard, 19, was driving a 2006 Ford F150 west on S.H. 51 just west of Hackelman Road. The sun glared into his eyes, and as he adjusted his sunglasses, the truck drifted onto the shoulder, according to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The truck struck a Ruby Pro 10 speed bike Miller was driving east on the shoulder. Miller was thrown about 15 feet, according to OHP.

She was taken by helicopter to OU Medical Center, where she died at 5:03 p.m.

Hazzard wasn’t injured, OHP reported.

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