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Officer fatally strikes bicyclist while responding to call

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HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) -

Police say a Detroit officer has fatally struck a bicyclist while responding to a call in the enclave of Highland Park.

Detroit police spokeswoman Jennifer Watson tells The Detroit News that the bicyclist was hit around 11 p.m. Wednesday as the officer went through a green light.

Watson says the police car had its lights and sirens on. The bicyclist's name wasn't immediately released. WWJ-AM says the man was in his 20s.

Authorities are investigating.

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