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Cyclist dies after being hit by car

Updated: July 6, 2011, 7:01 PM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Australian road cyclist Carly Hibberd has been killed after being hit by a car while training in Italy.

Australia's department of foreign affairs and trade said that the 26-year-old Hibberd from Queensland state died after she was struck by a car on Wednesday in Como in the northern part of Italy.

Hibberd moved to Italy in 2009 to pursue her career as a professional road cyclist, joining the Cassina Rizzardi A Style Fionucci team at the start of this season.

Her ...

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