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Bicyclist dies in uncovered Falls manhole

by TSchmitt
Mon, Jul 11th 2011 09:03 am

Niagara Falls police are investigating an open manhole, which led to a deadly accident.

Police say a bicyclist fell to his death after riding into an unmarked manhole on 17th Street Friday night.

The victim's family is hiring an attorney to determine whether a suit can be filed against the city for the accident. 

Police will release details of their preliminary report into the accident later today.

 

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