LIGONIER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A bicyclist was killed Tuesday morning when he was struck by a car in Westmoreland County.

The crash happened just after 9 a.m. on Route 30 eastbound, near Shangri La Circle in Ligonier Township.

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Authorities say the cyclist was on Route 30 when he was hit by a Chevrolet Malibu that was going uphill.

WATCH: Officials identify the bicyclist killed in the crash.

The Westmoreland County Officer of the Coroner said 38-year-old Jason R. Zollinger was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

Route 30 has reopened to traffic.