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Bicyclist hit, killed by RV in western Montana identified as Washington man

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a bicyclist who died after he was hit by a vehicle on a highway in western Montana. The Montana Standard reports 70-year-old Randal Samstag, of Bainbridge Island, Washington, was riding his bike on the shoulder of Montana Highway 2 south of Butte on Sunday when he was struck by the side mirror of a passing motor home, causing him to crash. He died early Monday at a hospital in Missoula.

Family of cyclist files $32.5 million wrongful death lawsuit

BEND, Ore. (AP) - The family of a central Oregon woman killed while on her bicycle has filed a $32.5 million wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of a pickup who has also been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death.KTVZ-TV reports that the lawsuit filed Friday against Shantel Witt of Bend contends that Witt had ingested prescription medications on the day of the crash that killed 38-year-old Marika Stone.