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Blacksburg Cyclist Hit by VT Police Cruiser

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Virginia State Police say an accident involving a bicyclist and a Virginia Tech Police cruiser was the bike rider's fault.

According to Sgt. Robert Carpentieri, the investigating trooper found that Matthew Bennett Jr., of Blacksburg, was riding south on Clay Street at 1:26 p.m. and ran a stop sign at the intersection with Draper Road.

Bennett ran into the cruiser of Virginia Tech Police Department patrol officer Austin Sumners.

EMTs treated Bennett at the scene, and no charges have been filed.