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Cross country cyclist is killed in crash

A man on a cross country cycling trip died when investigators say he crashed his bike in eastern Kentucky.

The crash happened Monday on Highway 3445 in the Gray Hawk community of Jackson County.

The coroner says the victim, 71-year-old Oliver Scheideman Junior of California, suffered spinal fractures in the crash.

Officials say he died Thursday morning at the UK Medical Center.


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