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Vigil to Be Held for Bicyclist Killed in Crash

The Boston Cyclists Union is putting on Wednesday's vigil at 7 p.m. in Inman Square

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    Officials in Cambridge, Massachusetts, are looking closely at the intersection where a bicyclist collided with a truck and later died Thursday. (Published Friday, June 24, 2016)

    A vigil will be held for a 27-year-old nursing student who died in a bicycle crash in Cambridge, Massachusetts, last week.

    The Boston Cyclists Union is putting on Wednesday's vigil at 7 p.m. in Inman Square.

    Amanda Phillips was on her bicycle in Inman Square when she collided with two vehicles.

    Massachusetts State Police say she entered the roadway from the sidewalk. As she went in the roadway the driver of a parked Jeep opened the door.

    She died from her injuries at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    Neither of the drivers are facing charges.

    City records show there have been close to 30 accidents in the intersection over the past few years.

    A city traffic official tells us there have been no fatalities.

    A study is underway to look at how to make the intersection safer.

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