Biker killed on U Street identified

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Local,DC,Kate Jacobson

Police have identified the bicyclist who was struck and killed by a car on Thursday near U street.

Andre Brands, 50, was riding south on 11th Street near the U Street intersection, police said, when he was struck by a car. Brand was not wearing a helmet.

He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The crash is still under investigation, and the driver of the car has been cooperative, police said.

kjacobson@washingtonexaminer.com

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