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Man killed while pushing bicycle across interstate

Posted: Jul 19, 2014 5:04 PM by The Associated Press

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KANSAS CITY (AP) - A 24-year-old Kansas City man is dead after he was struck by a pickup truck while trying to cross Interstate 435 with a bicycle near Worlds of Fun.

The Kansas City Star reports Aaron Thompson was pushing his bicycle across the highway near Northeast Parvin Road at 12:04 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by the northbound pickup. Police say he died at the scene.

Alcohol doesn't appear to be a factor in the crash, which police say was witnessed by several other motorists.

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