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Idaho authorities say bicyclist fatally struck by tractor

March 31, 2019

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities say a 42-year-old bicyclist has died after he was struck by a tractor near Murtaugh.

KTVB reports Shae Mayner of Twin Falls died at the scene of the Murtaugh Road accident.

Idaho State Police say Mayner was riding his bike on Murtaugh Grade when he tried to pass the tractor, which was driven by a 52-year-old Rupert man.

Police say Mayner fell off his bicycle and was struck by the tractor as he was trying to pass it.

According to police, Mayner was wearing a helmet.

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Information from: KTVB-TV, http://www.ktvb.com/