A 78-year-old man was injured in a bicycle accident after he hit a Missouri Highway Patrol vehicle.

The accident occurred on Missouri 210 when the trooper stopped a motorist on the side of the road when the bicyclist struck the car.

The man was wearing a helmet during the accident, but was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency crews. An investigation into the accident is still underway at this time.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.