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Authorities ID Columbus bicyclist killed in collision

Authorities ID Columbus bicyclist killed in collision

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have released the name of a woman who died after a collision between her bicycle and a car on the east side of Columbus in eastern Nebraska.

Norfolk radio station KNEN reports that the Platte County Sheriff’s Office identified the 78-year-old woman as Patricia Steiner, who lived in Columbus.

Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff says the accident occurred around 8 p.m. Monday. He says an eastbound car driven by a 16-year-old Columbus resident struck the westbound bicycle. Steiner was pronounced dead at the scene. The car driver and passenger were not injured.

The collision is being investigated.

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