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Riceville woman on bicycle struck, killed by car

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A Riceville woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a passing motorist on Wednesday.

Grace Harken of Riceville was transported to Mitchell County Hospital by Osage Ambulance on Wednesday morning, where she died of her injuries, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

According to the crash report, Harken was riding her bicycle eastbound on Hwy. 218 near mile marker 249 in Mitchell County just before 7:30 a.m. when she was struck by an eastbound Toyota Corolla driven by Courtney Johnson, 23, of Osage.

Johnson was not injured in the collision.

The crash remains under investigation.

Harken was Miss Mitchell County Fair Queen in 2013, according to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

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