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Bicyclist killed after collision with van in Russell neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One person was killed after a bicycle and van collided Saturday morning.

According to Louisville MetroSafe, the wreck happened around 9:15 a.m., near the intersection of 15th Street and W Market Street in the Russell neighborhood of Louisville.

A spokeswoman for the Louisville Metro Police Department confirmed a bicycle and a van were involved in the crash.

The bicyclist, who is believed to have been about 54-years-old, died at the scene. His identity has not been released.

Police said the biker was going the wrong way down 15th Street when he attempted to turn left onto W Market during a red light. A woman driving a white van eastbound on W Market was not able to stop before striking him, officers said.

The LMPD Traffic Unit continues to investigate the accident.

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