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Cyclist struck, killed by vehicle in Mid City

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A 45-year-old cyclists was killed Monday morning after being stuck by a vehicle in Mid City.

The incident happened around 9 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Canal Street and North Jefferson Davis Parkway.

Witnesses on the scene say that the cyclist crossed into oncoming traffic when he was struck. The bicycle crossed the path of a blue Buick Park Avenue traveling northbound on Canal Street. A 51-year-old woman was driving the Buick, police say.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Additional information is unknown at this time. 

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