An El Dorado optometrist was killed Thursday afternoon when his bicycle was struck by a 1990 Buick LeSabre. Dr. Roger Joyce was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.


An El Dorado optometrist was killed Thursday afternoon when his bicycle was struck by a 1990 Buick LeSabre. Dr. Roger Joyce was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
On Thursday, officers were dispatched to a fatality
accident on US 54/77 just South of SW 80th Street in the southbound lane.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found a passenger car had
struck a bicycle that was southbound in the driving lane.

The passenger car struck the bicycle in the rear with the front right
area of the car, causing the bicycle rider to hit the hood area and
then windshield.
It appeared the bicycle rider was close to the outside shoulder of the
roadway when he was struck. The bicycle rider was pronounced dead at the
scene. The driver of the passenger car, John D. Reeves of Rose Hill and 3-year old passenger were  not injured.

KHP worked the accident, which is still under investigation.