Texas City: Bicyclist dies after veering into traffic

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by Chris Paschenko/ The Daily News

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Posted on November 21, 2011 at 9:47 AM

TEXAS CITY, Texas — A bicyclist died Sunday after he veered into the path of a pickup, authorities said.

Patrick Rolland Early, 50, originally from Picayune, Miss., died after arriving at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas City police learned Sunday evening.

About 2 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the 5500 block of state Highway 146 north of the Dickinson Bayou to investigate the wreck, police Capt. Brian Goetschius said.

Early was traveling north in the southbound lanes of the highway when he veered into oncoming traffic. He collided with a southbound pickup driven by a 70-year-old man from San Leon, Goetschius said.

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