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Racine city worker killed when hit by car while on the job

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A city worker in Racine was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while on the job.

Mayor John Dickert says Mark Gates died Wednesday while collecting recyclables, when he was struck by “a speeding vehicle.” The Journal Times reports Gates was pinned between a car and a city recycling truck.

Gates also was a Baptist pastor.

Police did not immediately comment on their investigation.

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