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UPDATE: Person identified in bicycle crash

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BERTRAM (KWWL) -

UPDATE: The person who died in a bicycle crash has been identified.

Police say Charles Peal, 60, of Bertram died after falling off his bike Friday night in Bertram.

At the time of the fall, Peal was riding down a steep hill without a helmet.

Peal was taken to Mercy Hospital where he later died.

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A male is dead after falling from his bike Friday night.

The accident happened in the 400 block of South Ely Street in Bertram shortly before 9 p.m. Friday.

The male was riding his bike down a steep hill when he fell off.

The fall caused him life-threatening injuries.

He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

He was taken to Mercy Hospital where he later died.

Police do not believe any other cars or people were involved in the accident.

Police haven't released the male's name at this time.

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