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German Bicyclist Struck and Killed in Walla Walla

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WALLA WALLA, WA - A 70-year-old German on a bike tour across the United States was struck by a pickup truck and killed in Walla Walla.
    
Police say Horst-Peter Rothar was in a marked crosswalk Monday evening when he was hit by the driver making a turn. Investigators say the driver may have been blinded by the setting sun.

The Walla Walla County Coroner says Rother died at Providence St. Mary Medical Center from trauma to his body and head.
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