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Bicyclist brain dead after Canon City hit-and-run

CANON CITY - A coroner says the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Canon City has been declared brain dead.

Fremont County Coroner Dorothy Twellman said 49-year-old Kyle Keefe was being kept on life support Thursday so that his organs could be donated.

Police say Keefe, of Canon City, was struck by a pickup truck while he was riding a bicycle Tuesday afternoon.

Witnesses say the vehicle was a dark, possibly smaller, pickup truck.

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