Bicyclist Killed In Crash With Cop

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LAKE ORION (WWJ) – Police are investigating a fatal crash in Lake Orion involving a police vehicle and a man riding a bike.

Officials told WWJ Newsradio 950 the crash happened when the 38-year-old bike rider was attempting to cross North Park Boulevard and was hit by the patrol car.

Police got the call at around midnight Thursday.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The police officer wasn’t injured.

The victim’s name was not immediately released.

Lapeer Road was closed for several hours overnight, but has since reopened.

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