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Bicyclist struck and killed by vehicle after failing to stop at stop sign

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KITTITAS COUNTY, WA - A 70-year-old man is dead after a collision with a vehicle at the intersection of SR 97 and SR 970.

On Saturday at around 3 p.m. about 11 miles east of Cle Elum, 70-year-old Arthur H. Boelter was bicycling northbound on SR 97 and was turning west onto SR 970 after failing to stop at the stop sign. He was struck by a vehicle driven by 42-year-old Bryce R. Kipp, who was traveling southbound on SR 97. 

Boelter was declared deceased at the scene. Boelter was wearing a helmet and Kipp was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision. No drugs and/or alcohol were involved.

No charges are being issued at this time. The cause of the incident was due to failure to stop by the bicyclist.

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