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UPDATE: Troopers identify man killed after being struck by bus
By Mellany Armstrong, Tom Lehman

Updated Friday, July 12, 2013 - 7:14pm

State troopers have identified the man who died after being hit by a bus Thursday night.

Police say 37-year-old Deepak Chatani of Rehoboth Beach was walking a bicycle along Route 1 around 9:30 Thursday night when he was hit by a bus that was changing lanes to make a turn onto Shuttle Road.

Chatani was thrown onto the median, and the bicycle was crushed by the bus.

Police say he was taken to Beebe Medical Center, where he later died.

The bus driver wasn't hurt, and the bus had no passengers on it.

Police say Chatani didn't have a flashlight, and his bike had no light on it.



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