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Overnight crash takes life of bicyclist in Murphy
By media release
Nov 23, 2017
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Murphy (November 23, 2017) -- Murphy Police responded to a collision between an automobile and a bicycle in the 700 block of North Murphy Road at 2:37 a.m. today.  The accident occurred in the northbound lanes of the divided thoroughfare.

The bicyclist, Cameron Owen Randle, 34, a resident of Wylie, was unresponsive when emergency medical personnel arrived.  The Collin County Medical Examinerís office pronounced Randale dead at the scene and took possession of the individualís remains.  The victimís family was immediately notified.

Charged with intoxication manslaughter was Wilfred TJ Manatsa, 26, of Murphy.  Manatsa was arrested and transported to the Collin County Jail.

Investigators are continuing to examine the circumstances surrounding the incident.