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Bicyclist riding wrong way hit and killed in Venice

A bicyclist riding in the wrong direction on a Venice street died Thursday night after being hit by a car making a turn, authorities said.   The woman, whose name has not been released, was riding on South Venice Boulevard, a one-way road, just east of Speedway, said Sgt. Kara Nightingale of the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division. A driver making a left turn onto South Venice Boulevard from Speedway – traveling in the correct direction – hit her at around 5 p.m., Nightingale said. The woman is believed to have fallen off her bike before she was hit, Nightingale said. "Our understanding is he didn’t see her," said Nightingale,...

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