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Bicyclist struck, killed near Wis. state park

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Dane County authorities report another bicyclist has died in a crash with a motor vehicle. The sheriff's office say a bicyclist was killed Monday when she was struck by a pickup truck near Governor Nelson State Park in Westport.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Dane County authorities report another bicyclist has died in a crash with a motor vehicle.

The sheriff's office say a bicyclist was killed Monday when she was struck by a pickup truck near Governor Nelson State Park in Westport.

A sheriff's spokeswoman says the pickup was traveling south on Highway M when it veered off the road and struck the cyclist shortly before 11:40 a.m.

The bicyclist died at the scene. Her name was not released.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports it is the second bicycle fatality in Dane County in less than a week.

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On Wednesday, a bicyclist collided with a car on Madison's East Side. The Dane County medical examiner's office says 21-year-old Tyler Knipfer of Madison was pinned beneath the vehicle and died several days later.

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Information from: Wisconsin State Journal, http://www.madison.com/wsj

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