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A 49-year-old man died after he fell off his motorcycle and was hit by a car Sunday night in Pueblo County, the Colorado State Patrol reports.

The rider, whose name has not been released, was traveling east on U.S. 50 about 10:30 p.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle. An oncoming car struck the rider as he was lying on the road, troopers said.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet or other protective gear. He died on the highway.

The car driver, Joy Fillmore, 38, of Cañon City, stopped after striking the motorcyclist, the CSP reported.

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