A Colorado State Patrol crash report indicated the driver of a pickup truck was speeding when he struck and killed a professional cyclist.

The truck was traveling 65 mph in a 35 mph zone at the time of the March 4 accident that killed 39-year-old Benjamin Sonntag, The Durango Herald reported.

Sonntag was pronounced dead at the scene west of Marvel in southwest La Plata County.

No charges were filed as of Wednesday against the driver, 19-year-old Cordell Schneider of Durango.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected as contributing factors. A toxicology report was not conducted.

The report labeled as a “preview” indicates Sonntag was on the wrong side of County Road 105 as Schneider’s Ford Ranger truck approached him.

The truck, traveling southbound, lost control and “began to yaw in a clockwise rotation.” As the truck approached, Sonntag swerved to his right and then re-corrected to the left, the report said.

Sonntag, who was from Germany but had lived in Durango since 2007, was thrown about 75 feet (23 meters) before landing in the middle of the dirt road. He then tumbled another 52 feet (16 meters) on the road, the report said.

The truck continued about 225 feet (69 meters) after the collision before going down an embankment and colliding with a tree.

Schneider was treated and released from Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango with non-life-threatening injuries.

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