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Bicyclist killed when hit by 18-wheeler on Hwy. 301 South

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Posted: December 11, 2007 4:23 p.m.
Updated: December 26, 2007 5:00 a.m.
    A Florida man riding a bicycle was killed Monday evening when an 18-wheeler struck him, reports stated.
    Jeffrey Joseph Potelka Jr., 26, Gainesville, Fla. was riding a bicycle on U.S. 301 South around 11:30 p.m. Monday, near the intersection of that highway and Ga. 46, when he was struck by the tractor-trailer, according to preliminary reports by Georgia State Patrol Post 45 Cpl. Robert Balkcom.
    Further details, including the identity of the truck driver and whether he faces charges, were not available Tuesday, as reports were incomplete.
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