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Fatal Collision In Carter County

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ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA -- A man riding his bicycle on Interstate 35 died early Friday morning after he was hit by a passenger van.

The accident happened just after midnight on the southbound lanes of I-35 near mile marker 45 in Carter County.

According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, the cyclist suffered head and leg injuries and died at the scene.

The OHP says it is still investigating.

"We don't know at this time, we're still investigating to try to find out why he would be on the Interstate at midnight riding a bicycle," said Trooper Ken Duncan.

The passengers in the van that hit the cyclist were not hurt.