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Bicyclist fatally struck by vehicle in Maplewood ID’d

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MAPLEWOOD -

Authorities have released the name of a bicyclist killed in an early morning accident over the weekend in Maplewood.

According to the Essex County prosecutor's office, Jeffrey Scott Jr., 29, of Vauxhall, was pronounced dead less than an hour after he was struck by a motor vehicle Saturday after 2 a.m.

Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly, of the prosecutor's homicide unit, says the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

No charges were immediately filed.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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