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Sunday, December 6, 1998 - Page updated at 12:00 AM

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Pacific Northwest

Bicyclist Fatally Injured

Seattle Times Staff: Seattle Times News Services

MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, - A bicyclist headed south on Highway 507 just south of McChord Air Force Base was struck from behind by a pickup and fatally injured Friday, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office.

The victim, identified as Gregory Myers, 32, of Roy, Pierce County, was taken to Madigan Army Medical Center, where he died about two hours after the 4:15 p.m. accident, authorities said.

The 35-year-old driver of the pickup, a Yelm, Thurston County, man, was booked into Pierce County Jail for investigation of vehicular assault, according to the State Patrol.

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