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    Photos from the scene of the fatal bicycle crash in Porter Square

    A State Trooper photographed a bicycle underneath a tractor-trailer at the scene.
    Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe
    A State Trooper photographed a bicycle underneath a tractor-trailer at the scene.

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    A man riding his bicycle was killed in Porter Square Wednesday following a collision with a tractor-trailer unit.

    The following are photos from the scene:

    Police investigated the scene near the intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and Somerville Ave. in Cambridge.
    Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe
    Police investigated the scene near the intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and Somerville Ave. in Cambridge.

    “I don’t think there is anything I can say right now,” one bicyclist said.
    Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe
    “There’s a real engineering issue here,” one bicyclist said. “I’m not here to vilify people, but people have to operate big vehicles with a lot more care.”

    “There’s a real engineering issue here,” one bicyclist said. “I’m not here to vilify people, but people have to operate big vehicles with a lot more care.”
    Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe
    “I don’t think there is anything I can say right now,” one bicyclist said.

    “This goes right to your gut,’’ said the executive director of the Mass. Bicycle Coalition, describing the scene as “gruesome.”
    Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe
    “This goes right to your gut,’’ said the executive director of the Mass. Bicycle Coalition, describing the scene as “gruesome.”

    In the aftermath of the collision, two separate sheets were placed on the street at the scene.
    Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe
    In the aftermath of the collision, two separate sheets were placed on the street at the scene.

    Large orange tarps were put up to block the view of the sheets on the ground, as many commuters passing through were curious about what had happened.
    Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe
    Large orange tarps were put up to block the view of the sheets on the ground, as many commuters passing through were curious about what had happened.

    A bicycle was underneath the truck.
    Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe
    A bicycle was seen underneath the truck.