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Maryland cyclist killed in crash during charity bike ride for Carroll fire department

A woman taking part in a long-distance bicycling fundraiser for a Maryland fire department was killed in a collision with a car.

A Maryland State Police spokesman says 59-year-old Diane Centeno Deshields was riding the route near Frederick, when she collided with a car and was pronounced dead at the scene. The passengers in the car weren’t injured.

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Firefighter 50 spokesman David Yonkoski told the Frederick News-Post that Deshields was participating in the Metric Century ride to benefit the Pleasant Valley Community Fire Department in Westminster.

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