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Cyclist Dies After Being Hit by Car on Kutuzovsky Prospekt

A man who tried to cross Kutuzovsky Prospekt on his bicycle has died after being hit by a car, traffic police said Tuesday.

"At approximately 3:20 a.m. the driver of a Volkswagen ran into a cyclist in the area of the seventh kilometer of Kutuzovsky Prospekt, across the street from the Wedding Alley of Poklonnaya Gora" memorial park, a police spokesman told Interfax.

He specified that the cyclist had been trying to cross the busy road and was hit by a car in the third lane.

The man died as a result of his injuries.

Police are currently trying to identify the victim. The man was thought to be 25 to 30 years old, Interfax said.

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