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Larry Yarbray Sr., a former Coppin State basketball player, was killed in a bicycling accident.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Larry Yarbray Sr., a former Coppin State University basketball player who set the school’s career assist record, died Saturday in a bicycle accident in Delaware, according to police and the head of a charter school where he worked. He was 51.
According to the Delaware State Police, Yarbray was riding with a group of bicyclists on a route in Dover, Delaware, on Sunday when he lost control of his bike, drifted into the path of an oncoming pickup truck, and was hit.
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Larry Yarbray Sr. collects his team before the start of a basketball game on Jan. 20, 2012, at Chester High School.
APLarry Yarbray holds up his plaque for Best High School Coach on August 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Larry Yarbray holds up his plaque for Best High School Coach on August 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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According to authorities, Yarbray was taken to a hospital by ambulance and died there. The GMC Sierra’s 23-year-old driver was unharmed.
When Coppin State’s men’s basketball team made its first-ever NCAA tournament participation in 1990, Yarbray was the starting point guard. His 622 assists in his career are a school record.
He had spent the previous five seasons as the head basketball coach at Delaware County Community College in Media, Pennsylvania.
According to the Delaware News Journal, the Chester, Pennsylvania, citizen

created Chester Cycling, a bike club.

According to David Clark Jr., the school’s CEO, Yarbray also worked as a middle school dean at Chester Community Charter School in his hometown. Clark has known Yarbray for 27 years, according to Clark.
Clark told The Associated Press that “everyone adored Larry.” “He got along well with the teachers.” He got along well with the students. He got along well with the parents.”

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