Cyclist killed in crash on near west side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Police say a cyclist is dead following a crash Monday on the city’s near west side.

Officers were called to the scene at West Washington Street and North Tibbs Avenue just after 2 p.m.

Police say the vehicle was going eastbound on Washington when it left the road and hopped the curb for unknown reasons. The vehicle traveled on the sidewalk for some time, and struck the cyclist before hitting a utility pole..

The driver and an occupant were taken to Eskenazi Health in unknown condition. They were cooperating with police while being treated.

Indianapolis Power and Light will fix the utility pole.

Officials will identify the cyclist after next-of-kin have been notified.

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