Cyclist struck and killed by UPS truck in Newton

A bicyclist from Newton, Massachusetts, is dead after being hit by a UPS truck

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A bicyclist was hit and killed Monday afternoon by a UPS truck in Newton, Massachusetts.

The crash happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Watertown Street and Bridge Street, the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office said.



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The cyclist, identified as 57-year-old Newton resident Alex Bohm, was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

"This news is deeply upsetting," Mayor Ruthanne Fuller said in a statement. "At this difficult time, I am thinking first and foremost of the family and friends of the cyclist. I know people all across Newton will hold them in their thoughts."

Authorities say the UPS driver stayed at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. No charges have been filed.

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