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      Fatal crash on US-131 near Mancelona

      A 76-year-old man was hit and killed riding an adult tricycle on US 131, north of the village of Mancelona, on Friday afternoon.

      A 76-year-old man was hit and killed riding an adult tricycle on US 131, north of the village of Mancelona, on Friday afternoon.

      Robert King, of Mancelona, was riding on the shoulder of US 131 heading south when he was hit by Charles Bradfield, of Traverse City, who was also traveling southbound in his vehicle around 11:17 a.m.

      According to the Antrim County Sheriff's office, the tricycle moved from the shoulder to the paved road when he was hit by Bradfield in a Chevrolet Equinox.

      The Antrim County Medical Examiner pronounced King dead at the scene.

      Alcohol is not believed to be a factor. The accident is under investigation.