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Bicyclist Killed After Run-In With 18 Wheeler

Posted May 13, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— An afternoon bike ride turned deadly Tuesday for a bicyclist in southern Wake County. The unidentified victim was traveling east on Piney Grove Wilburn Road when he pulled into the path of an extra wide tractor trailer.

The truck driver says he tried to stop in time, but couldn't. Both the victim and the truck wound up in a nearby field. No charges are expected in this case.