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56-year-old man dies after car-bicycle collision on US 190 in Polk Co.

Source: Raycom News Media Source: Raycom News Media
POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A wreck involving a car and a bicycle on US Highway 190 that occurred on Tuesday night in Polk County claimed the life of a 56-year-old man.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS troopers responded to a crash on US 190 about a half mile west of Livingston at about 9:45 p.m Tuesday. The preliminary crash report shows that Mikaela Mercer, 31, of Livingston, was driving east on US 190 in a 2009 Dodge Nitro when her vehicle struck a bicyclist who was also traveling east in the outside lane, the press release stated.

The bicyclist was identified as Bruce Marx, of Livingston. He was transported to a Conroe hospital and died in the early morning hours of Wednesday.
Mercer was not injured in the crash, according to the press release.

The crash remains under investigation.

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