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Bicyclist dies in West Michigan crash - May 6th, 2013 - Local

— Officials say a 55-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in West Michigan.

Jeffrey Looman of Walker was hit Sunday afternoon where the Musketawa Trail meets a roadway in Ottawa County's Wright Township.

Ottawa County sheriff's Sgt. Steve Austin says Looman failed to stop at 24th Street. A stop sign was posted for bicyclists at the intersection.

Investigators say the driver of the vehicle was unable to avoid hitting him. Looman died at the scene after being thrown from his bicycle.

Looman was a music teacher at Calvin Christian school.