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After being struck by a car in Wayne County, the cyclist died



Fountain City, Indiana – After being hit by a car in Wayne County on Wednesday, a bicyclist died.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office sent deputies to the scene of a reported automobile collision involving a bicyclist on Wednesday at U.S. 27 North and Whitewater Road. According to the report, the rider was seriously hurt in the collision. When deputies arrived at the scene, they discovered that Dean Dunaway, 56, of Fountain City, Indiana, had collided with a 2005 Maroon Chevrolet Avalanche that was traveling south on U.S. 27 just south of Whitewater Road while riding a bicycle along the southbound shoulder.

The driver of the Chevrolet Avalanche was Kathy Miller, 61, of Lynn, Indiana.

The crash, according to investigators, was caused when Dunaway, for an unidentified reason, veered into Miller’s car’s path as it was going by his bicycle.

Dunaway was flown by helicopter to the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Miller was sent to Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana, for a standard toxicological screen, but she was not hurt. After being halted for the duration of the crash investigation, U.S. 27 was reopened to traffic on Wednesday at 4:25 p.m.

At 4:31 p.m. on Wednesday, medical professionals at Miami Valley Hospital declared Dunaway deceased.

In the upcoming days, police will release updates on their investigation into the incident.





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