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Man on bicycle struck, killed by pickup truck near Poplar Bluff

Trooper say the bicycle rider was hit by this pickup truck. Trooper say the bicycle rider was hit by this pickup truck.
Mitchell McDaniel (Source: Butler County Sheriff's Office) Mitchell McDaniel (Source: Butler County Sheriff's Office)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

A bicycle rider was killed after he was hit by a truck Tuesday night.

It happened on Route M two miles south of Poplar Bluff around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday.

Joseph W. Wright, 30, of Poplar Bluff was riding a bicycle when he was hit from behind by a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Mitchell D. McDaniel, 28, of Poplar Bluff, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Troopers say McDaniel was intoxicated at the time of the crash.

McDaniel faces a charge of involuntary manslaughter.

Wright died at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

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