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COPY-Police: Bicyclist dies after bike is struck by car

ALTON, Ill. (AP) - Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a 52-year-old bicyclist who was struck by a car.

Jennifer Wray Cole of St. Louis was riding her bike in Jersey County, Illinois, when she was struck by a car. That's according to a release from Illinois State Police.

The accident occurred around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Authorities say Cole was thrown from her bicycle.

She was taken to Jersey Community Hospital and pronounced dead.

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