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UPDATE: Troopers ID bicyclist killed in Farmington accident

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State police have provided an update on the fatal accident involving a bicyclist on Route 332 in Farmington.

According to an updated news release, Candy Rau, 52, of Farmington was struck-and-killed when cycling on Route 332.

The investigation remains active and no other details were released.


Bicyclist dies after Rt. 332 crash involving vehicle in Farmington

Original report

State police have provided an update on the crash that happened just south of the State Routes 332-96 intersection.

It happened around 8:20 a.m. when troopers were called to the wreck involving a vehicle and bicyclist.


Troopers say a motorist was traveling south on Route 332 when a bicyclist crossed from the northbound lanes, into the path of the southbound vehicle.

EMS performed life-saving measures without success. The bicyclist was not identified, but described as an adult female.

The operator of the vehicle was taken to Thompson Hospital with minor injuries.

State Route 332 remained closed as of 11:45 a.m.

Photo from the scene. Credit: 13WHAM-TV