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UPDATE: Cyclist Hit By Semi Identified

A bicyclist is dead after being hit by a semi on Highway 101.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 6:28 PM
Updated: Feb. 10, 2018 9:06 AM

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. -- Oregon State Police have identified the bicyclist  as 25 year old Micah Carmen Rodriguez from the Brookings area.

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Initial Report: 

A bicyclist is dead after being hit by a semi on Highway 101, according to Oregon State Police.

OSP responded to a crash on Highway 101 near milepost 350, in Curry County on February 9 around 12:20 PM. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the bicyclist had ridden into the path of the semi.

Cal-Ore Life Flight Helicopter responded and flew the victim to Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, where the cyclist later died of his injuries. 

The semi was driven by 57-year-old Robert Bailey of Coos Bay. 

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