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West Palm cyclist killed in collision with yard waste truck

April 29, 2020 GMT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A bicyclist in West Palm Beach has died following a collision Wednesday morning with a truck that collects debris, police said.

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. as the city-owned truck that collects debris and yard waste was making a turn, police said.

Officials said the truck was driving about 5 mph when it struck the bicyclist.

Police said they didn’t know which direction the bicycle was heading.

The cyclist died at the scene, a report said.

Police have not released the identity of the victim.