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Lafayette Police Investigate Death Of Bicyclist

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A 57-year-old man died yesterday after a collision between his bicycle and a truck at the intersection of Roselawn and Dicarlo Drive.

Lafayette Police Coroporal Paul Mouton says James McCarthy was riding his bike north on Roselawn at the same time as a Ford pickup truck.

Mouton says as both reached the intersection at Dicarlo, the bicyclist McCarthy, hit the driver’s side door of the truck.

McCarthey was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead while the driver of the truck was not injured.

Police say their investigation is ongoing into the crash.

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