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Names Of Cyclists Killed In Southeast Kansas Are Released - KOAM TV 7

Names Of Cyclists Killed In Southeast Kansas Are Released

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The incident happened on May 8th around 11:00 a.m. in Cherokee County, KS about a mile and a half west of Galena.

Two cyclists were traveling west on K66 when a vehicle struck them from behind.  Authorities have identified the two cyclists as 71-year-old Heinz Gerd Buchel and 74-year-old Harry Jung, both of Germany.

Highway 66 between Galena and Riverton was closed while crews were on scene.

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