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1 dead after bike, motorcycle collide in Mpls.

Police spokesman John Elder says the bicyclist, an adult male, was riding westbound on Franklin Avenue when he entered the intersection against a red light and hit the motorcycle, which was traveling north on Hennepin.

MINNEAPOLIS - One person is dead and another injured after police say a bicyclist ran through a red light and struck a motorcycle in Minneapolis late Monday.

Police spokesman John Elder says the bicyclist, an adult male, was riding westbound on Franklin Avenue around 11:30 when he entered the intersection against a red light and hit the motorcycle, which was traveling north on Hennepin. The bicyclist was thrown from his bike, landed in the road and was struck by a car.

The bike rider was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he died from his injuries. A passenger on the motorcycle was also taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Initial evidence suggests that neither the motorcycle driver or the person driving the vehicle which struck the bicyclist were speeding or impaired in any way. Both are cooperating with investigators.

"We renew the plea to everyone to take a second look," said Minneapolis Police Public Information Officer John Elder.

The victim has not yet been identified.