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Western Nebraska bicyclist killed after being hit by truck pulling trailer

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BRIDGEPORT, Nebraska — Police say a western Nebraska bicyclist has died after being hit by a truck pulling a trailer.

The Nebraska State Patrol says 44-year-old Jason Kraeger, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday while riding his bike on Highway 385 near Bridgeport.

The Scottsbluff Star-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1FQJicl ) Kraeger was riding when he was hit by a truck driven by Santos Gomez, of Alliance. The truck was pulling a corn trailer.

Kraeger was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.


Information from: Star-Herald, http://www.starherald.com

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