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Bicyclist Hit, Killed By Vehicle In Lyons

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

LYONS, Colo. (AP/CBS4) — The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office says a 47-year-old bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a vehicle in Lyons.

Authorities responded to the accident on Main Street just after 5 p.m. Saturday and tried to resuscitate the victim, whose name has not been released. The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff’s office says the driver, 69-year-old Patrick Allen Ward, was arrested on charges of vehicular homicide, careless driving resulting in death and DUI.

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