Bicyclist dies in downtown GJ accident

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A bicyclist has been taken to the hospital after colliding with a truck at Seventh Street and Ute Avenue.

The intersection of Ute Avenue and Seventh Street was closed following an accident between a GMC truck, left, and a bicyclist this morning.
According to witnesses, the bicyclist was northbound on Seventh Street and tried to cross the intersection as the light was turning red around 10:35 a.m. The truck was driving in an open lane when the light turned green for traffic on Ute.
The Grand Junction Police Department said the bicyclist has died.

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