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Kansas man killed in bike-pickup crash

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
A 49-year-old Manhattan man has died after the bicycle he was on was struck from behind by a pickup truck.

(WIBW/Monty Thompson)

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A 49-year-old Manhattan man has died after the bicycle he was on was struck from behind by a pickup truck.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reports Mark M. Jilka died as he was riding the bike on the shoulder of a highway outside Manhattan on Thursday night. The patrol says the pickup truck hit Jilka's bike from behind. Jilka was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The patrol says the pickup driver wasn't injured.


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