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SUV strikes, kills bicyclist who was lying on road near Little Falls

Road conditions were wet at the time.

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LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — A bicyclist from Elk River, Minnesota, died Saturday, Aug. 28, after being hit by a vehicle just west of Little Falls.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Caleb Dennis Elfering, 28, of Little Falls, Minnesota, was eastbound in his 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Highway 27 near Highway 238 at 3:54 a.m. when he struck 35-year-old bicyclist Michael Alan Ostrom, who, for unspecified reasons, was lying in the lane.

Road conditions were wet at the time.

Elfering, who was wearing a seat belt, was uninjured. Ostrom, who was not wearing a bicycle helmet, died.

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