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DPS identifies Silsbee bicyclist killed in collision with pickup truck

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HARDIN COUNTY -

Officials have released the name of a Silsbee man who was killed Tuesday evening when his bicycle was struck by a pickup.  A spokesperson for the Department of Public Safety identified him as Elton Mire, 48, of Silsbee.

The collision happened just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of FM 92 North and Mormon Church Road.  This is just north of Silsbee.

A DPS trooper told 12News the pickup left the roadway and hit Mire's bike. 

The DPS has identified the driver of the pickup as David Reckaway of Evadale.  He was not injured in the accident.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating.  As of 7:30 a.m. no other information about the accident has been released.

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