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Bicyclist killed in Sunday night crash

Reserve, La.- Police say 53-year-old Bruce Edwards was killed in a crash just before midnight Sunday on US 61 east at Marathon Road.

Investigators say 46-year-old Roosevelt Thompson was traveling east on US 61 in the left lane and Edwards was traveling south on Marathon Road crossing US 61 on a bicycle.

The left corner of Thompson's vehicle struck the bicycle, causing Edwards to be ejected from the bike.

Police say Edwards was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators say alcohol and speed are suspected to be factors in this crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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