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OFF-DUTY TROOPER RIDING BIKE IS KILLED BY CAR

An off-duty state trooper out riding his bicycle on a highway along Lake Ontario was struck by a car and killed.

Christopher P. Gerwitz, 34, was stationed at the barracks in Henrietta, a Rochester suburb.

Police are investigating Tuesday evening's accident on the Ontario State Parkway, about five miles northwest of Rochester in the suburb of Greece.

Major Peter A. Lawrence, a state police commander, said charges could be filed against the motorist, Francis Winslow, 36, of Rochester.

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