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UPDATE 2 P.M.: Bicyclist dies in crash near Parkers Prairie

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More information has been released about a fatal bicycle crash that happened in Parkers Prairie Thursday.

Richard Miller, 75, of Parkers Prairie was riding on a bicycle on 145th Street, heading west, at about 4 p.m. A construction truck driven by Jeffrey Wark, 59, of Parkers Prairie was traveling north on Highway 29 when Miller came into the lane of traffic and broadsided the truck, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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Miller was airlifted to a hospital and later died.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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