Man killed while riding bicycle in Eaton County

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MULLIKEN, Mich. (WLNS) – A man on a bicycle died Saturday afternoon after colliding with a car.

He was riding in the 37th annual 100,000 Metre T-shirt Ride, sponsored by the Tri-County Bicycle Association.

The Eaton County Sheriff’s Department says the car was travelling southbound on Mulliken Road and the bicyclist was heading eastbound on St. Joseph Highway.

Police say the crash is still under investigation.

Saturday’s incident happened just days after a pick-up truck in Kalamazoo killed five bicyclists and left four others injured.

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