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Bicyclist dies in crash in Minneapolis

Updated: July 24, 2019 06:36 AM

Police have launched an investigation into a fatal crash involving a bicyclist that occurred Tuesday night in Minneapolis.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, officers responded to the area of Dowling and Humboldt avenues at about 11:45 p.m. after receiving a report of a crash involving a bicyclist in the area.

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Upon arrival, officers learned a vehicle was traveling westbound on Dowling Avenue while a male bicyclist was traveling northbound on Humboldt Avenue.

After the bicyclist failed to stop for a stop sign, police said he was hit by the vehicle.

Police said the bicyclist was reported dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle involved in the crash is cooperating with authorities, according to police. The driver was not hurt in the crash.

Police said there is no indication alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.

The victim's identity will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office.

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