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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A bicycle rider has died after being hit by a North Charleston fire truck that was responding to a call.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the collision happened shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday in North Charleston.

Officials say the fire truck’s lights and sirens were on when the accident happened.

The biker was taken to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and died there. The name of the victim has not yet been released.

Troopers are still investigating the collision.

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