A bicycle rider traveling in the northbound shoulder of Sussex Highway near Seaford was struck by a pickup truck just before 10 last night. Delaware State Police continue to investigate, but say the bicycle rider, a 56 year old man from Greenwood, was thrown from the bike and landed on the shoulder of the road. He was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. The driver of the pickup – a 29 year old Georgetown man was properly restrained and not injured. It does not appear that he was impaired.