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Bicyclist Struck, Killed by SUV in Dover

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DOVER, Del. (AP/WBOC) - Dover Police say a bicyclist was killed when he was hit by an SUV on Hazletville Road.

It happened about 6 p.m. Monday. Officers say 63-year-old Bernard Etapale of Dover was traveling west in the bike lane.

Authorities say Etapale left the bike lane to move into the travel lane and went into the path of an SUV. Police say the SUV hit the bike, causing Etapale to strike the windshield.

Police say bystanders and arriving officers rendered first aid and CPR to Etapale, who was transported to Bayhealth Kent General a short time later.  Etapale was later flown to Chrisitana Hospital, where he was pronounced dead as a result of head trauma.  He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

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