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Bicyclist struck, killed by car in Worcester

December 31, 2015

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Worcester police are investigating after a man riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a car.

The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/1ZDrkC2 ) reports that the bicyclist was heading west on Belmont Street, which is Route 9, at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a car traveling in the same direction.

The cyclist, a 54-year-old man from Shrewsbury, was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries.

The driver, a 29-year-old man, stopped at the scene and was interviewed by police.

No names were released.

The street was shut down for about an hour.

The death remains under investigation.

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