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News: Driver strikes, kills bicyclist near La Porte City

BENTON COUNTY, IA - A driver fatally collided with a bicyclist at US 218 and 51st St near Le Porte City on Wednesday, according to WHO 13.

A 77-year-old male from Oxford Junction was driving a car when he struck an 83-year-old male from Cedar Falls riding a bicycle around 2:24 p.m.

Rescue crews pronounced the bicyclist dead at the scene.

The Iowa State Patrol is investigating the crash.

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