According to Cherry County Attorney Eric Scott, law enforcement investigated a fatality which occurred sometime Saturday morning approximately 3 miles west of Valentine on Highway 20. At 10:58 central time, Cherry County dispatch received a report of a bicycle laying on the north shoulder of Highway 20. The operator of the bicycle, an 82 year-old male, who was a participant in the Tour De Nebraska annual event, was found lying in the north ditch deceased. The victim appeared to have significant injuries consistent with those of someone who had been hit by an automobile. Monday evening authorities made an arrest in the incident in Grant County Nebraska.

Additional details are expected later this morning from the Cherry County Attorney.