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Cyclist dies after crash with car

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Police say a Wilson bicyclist has died after he was struck by a car Monday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 400 block of Pike Street shortly after 4 p.m. regarding a motor vehicle crash involving a bicyclist, according to Sgt. Steve Stroud.

When officers arrived, they found 67-year-old Alton F. Williams unresponsive. Williams, of Wilson, was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for treatment but later died as a result of his injuries, officials said.

Police said the driver of the car, 19-year-old Jailyn T. Ellis of Wilson, was not injured.

No charges have been filed.

The Wilson Police Department’s traffic unit is currently investigating the crash.

Police ask anyone with information regarding this case to contact the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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