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Family confirms bicyclist struck on 271 died Wednesday


A bicyclist struck by a vehicle on Highway 271  last week has died. 

Dakoda Lane Gour's family confirmed that the 21-year-old died Wednesday. Gour was riding a bicycle on Highway 271 when he was struck by a work truck on April 30.

According to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety, Gour was leaving a game room on Highway 271 riding a bicycle, when he ran into the side of the work truck. He was transported to Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. 

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According to his obituary, Gour was a graduate of Union Grove High School and was a Boy Scout and a member of the Gladewater Troup 198.

The graveside services for Gour will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at East Mountain Cemetery in East Mountain. 

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