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Bicyclist dies in Mandeville auto accident

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A woman died after being hit by a car while riding her bike in Mandeville Sunday afternoon.

According to the Mandeville Police Department, a 60-year-old woman riding west on Colbert Street attempted to cross Highway 190 when she was struck by a car going west on the highway. The 60-year-old woman was thrown several feet from her bike and pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver, 52-year-old Laura Delatte, was not injured. No charges have been filed and impairment is not suspected. Toxicology tests are pending for both the bicyclist and driver.

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