Bicyclist killed in Burke during local race

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BURKE — A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck during a local race in Burke, according to police.

Richard Wanstall, 54, of Marblehead, Massachusetts, was participating in the race on Brook Road this morning when he entered the northbound side of the roadway and collided with a 2007 Dodge truck traveling north.

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Wanstall was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck, Alex Goss, 27, of East Haven, sustained no injuries and the truck sustained only minor damage.

The incident is still under investigation, but neither speed nor impairment are believed to be contributing factors in the collision.

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Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information about the collision is asked to contact the Vermont State Police.

The collision occurred on April 29, at approximately 9:20 a.m.

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