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Vehicle goes off Akron roadway, killing bicyclist on sidewalk

Authorities are working to identify the victim.
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AKRON, Ohio — An early morning accident has claimed the life of an unidentified man who was riding a bicycle.

It was around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday when a vehicle went off the roadway and traveled onto the sidewalk near the intersection of East Exchange Street and South Broadway Street.

A man who was riding a bike on the sidewalk was struck by the vehicle. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died at 3:41 a.m. The victim has not yet been identified.

No additional information was immediately available, but we will update this story once more details are released.