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Bicyclist, 72, Killed After Being Ejected From Bike In Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A 72-year-old bicyclist from Minnesota was killed after he was ejected from his bicycle while riding with a group of bicyclists over the weekend.

The incident happened near Stockholm, Wisconsin along State Highway 35 at about 10:35 a.m. Saturday.

Witnesses said that the man rode his bicycle onto rumble strips along the highway. He lost control of the bicycle and went into a ditch, where he was ejected.

Despite attempts to resuscitate him, he was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

He was identified Leslie Edward Miner, of Elk River. A coroner is working to determine the exact cause of death.

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