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News: Bicyclist dies after being hit by vehicle on Grove Street in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A bicyclist died after being struck by a vehicle in Albuquerque last week, KRQE reports.

The incident occurred Aug. 26 on Grove Street near Zuni Road SE. Albuquerque Police said a bicycle rider was struck by a vehicle that was making a left turn onto Zuni Road.

The bicyclist, whose identity was not released, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.  According to police, the driver said they did not see the bicyclist before the accident happened.

Investigators did not believe that speed, drugs or alcohol were contributing factors in the incident.

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While pursuing a major in history and French at Rice University in the early 1990s, I spent a year studying at La Sorbonne in Paris in 1991. I received my B.A. from Rice University in 1993 and continued to focus on writing — mostly fiction and plays — for a year before entering New Mexico University School of Law. Since then, my team has helped to recover more than $100 million for our clients. Though my firm has grown quickly to fill the legal needs of our community, it has retained its focus on providing excellent service to clients.