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Union Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit By Truck in Kenilworth

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KENILWORTH, NJ - A Union man was killed in Kenilworth on Wednesday when he was struck by a truck while riding a bicycle, police said.

The man, Vladimir Rubiano, 65, died at Overlook Hospital in Summit despite life-saving efforts that began shortly after the 9:49 a.m. incident, said Kenilworth Police Detective Sgt. Michael Scanielo.

He said police are continuing to investigate the incident,which took place on North Michigan Avenue near the crosswalk between Black Brook Park and the border with Union Township. Scanielo said police were alerted to the incident through a 9-1-1 call from the truck driver who was involved.

"Detectives from the Kenilworth Police department are currently reviewing surveillance video from surrounding businesses and witness accounts, however it appears no criminal charges or motor vehicle summonses are being filed at this time," said Scanielo. 

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