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      Cyclist hit, killed riding near Elmira

      ELMIRA, Ore. - A bicyclist died when he turned left across a road to enter a driveway and got hit from behind by a pickup pulling a horse trailer, state police said.

      This was the second fatal crash in Oregon this year involving a motor vehicle and a bicycle.

      The crash happened around 2 p.m. on Warthen Road.

      Sandra L. Faulhaber, 63, of Elmira was eastbound when a cyclist in front of her attempted to turn left into a private driveway, Oregon State Police said.

      Faulhaber tried to avoid the cyclist but struck him from behind, police said.

      The cyclist, 57-year-old James Thomas Moody of Elmira, was flown by air ambulance to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, where he died later from his injuries.

      Moody was wearing a bicycle helmet.

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