SEARCHLIGHT, NV. (THECOUNT) — At least five bicyclists were killed and four injured Thursday morning in a crash near Searchlight, Nevada.

Five people riding in a group of at least nine bicyclists were killed after they were struck by a box truck near Searchlight Thursday.

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According to Highway Patrol spokesman Jason Buratczuk, the group of bicyclists were struck by a box truck near mile marker 35 north of Searchlight.

It is unclear what caused the crash.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Searchlight is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, at the topographic saddle between two mountain ranges. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 539 – Wikipedia.

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