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Visiting MIT scientist killed after bike hit by truck

A cyclist was killed in the Fenway Sunday, and another collision in South Boston earlier in the afternoon left two pedestrians with serious injuries, police said.

Boston police did not identify the cyclist who was killed after being hit by a truck, but the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said in a statement Sunday that Kanako Miura, a 36-year-old visiting scientist at the university, “died in a bicycle accident.”

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