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NEW HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -- A bicyclist died following a crash in New Hartford on Wednesday evening, according to police. 

51-year-old Steven Quinn of Colebrook was riding down a steep curve when he lost control of his bicycle and crashed into an SUV.

The crash happened on West Hill Road near the intersection of Route 219 around 7:30 p.m.

Life Star transported Quinn to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Acura MDX, Dawn Wright of New Hartford, remained on the scene.

Wright and a passenger were not injured.

The crash is currently under investigation and police said the road is not closed at this time.

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