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One cyclist dead, another critically injured after being hit by car in Newberg

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A medical helicopter at the scene of the crash (Photo: Jeff Boerio) A medical helicopter at the scene of the crash (Photo: Jeff Boerio)
NEWBERG, OR (KPTV) -

Two cyclists were hit by a sport utility vehicle on North Valley Road near Dopp Road in Newberg on Tuesday.

Newberg Fire spokesman Gert Zoutendijk said it happened near Ewing Young Elementary School around 7 p.m.

One cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The other cyclist was taken by Life Flight to OHSU hospital with critical injuries.

It wasn't immediately clear what caused the crash.

The driver of the SUV had very minor injuries and is cooperating with investigators.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is urged to contact Sgt. Joe Shipley with the Yamhill Co. Sheriff's Office at 503-434-7506.

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