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SEPTA Bus Strikes, Kills Bicyclist in Philadelphia

A bicyclist died late Tuesday morning after being struck by a SEPTA bus, officials confirmed.

SEPTA officials said the 44-year-old man was riding a bicycle near Orthodox Street and Aramingo Avenue in the city's Frankford section when a Route J bus collided with him about 11:45 a.m.

The man died as a result of his injuries, officials said. SEPTA and Philadelphia Police accident-investigation officers are examining the circumstances surrounding the crash.

No passengers were on the bus at the time.

SEPTA services in the area were running normally shortly before 2 p.m.

Another bicyclist was critically injured early Tuesday morning in a hit-run in West Philadelphia.

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