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Bicyclist killed by big-rig on Alpine Road identified

Lauren Ward, 47, hit Thursday afternoon near 280

A 47-year-old woman was killed in unincorporated San Mateo County near Portola Valley Thursday afternoon when she was hit on her bicycle by a big-rig, the California Highway Patrol said.

Lauren Perdriau Ward was riding on Alpine Road at northbound Interstate Highway 280 when she was hit at about 3:40 p.m., the CHP said. She was hit by an 18-wheeler and was trapped under the big-rig, according to initial reports.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call Officer K. Nielsen at 650-369-6261.

— Bay City News Service

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