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Bicyclist hit, killed on county road near Muscatine

October 19, 2019 GMT

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in eastern Iowa say a bicyclist has died after being hit by a car in Muscatine County.

The Iowa State Patrol tells the Des Moines Register that 56-year-old Michael Joseph Mann, of Muscatine, was biking on a county road near Moscow late Thursday afternoon when a vehicle struck him from behind. Moscow is about 13 miles (20.92 kilometers) north of Muscatine.

Mann was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

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The driver of the car was a 59-year-old man from Muscatine. Investigators have not reported filing charges in the case.

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Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com