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Last updated on Tuesday, July 9, 2013
(UNDATED) - The 11th annual Cops Cycling for Survivors bicycle ride across Indiana is underway. There are 51 cyclists participating in the 13-day ride this year.
Funds raised from the event are used to aid surviving family members and co-workers of officers killed in the line-of-duty. This year-- the cyclists are remembering Lake County Corrections Officer Britney Meux and Indiana Department of Corrections Officer Timothy Betts.
Meux was killed when struck while on a training run.
Betts suffered a heart attack while escorting an unruly prisoner to the segregation unit at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility.
The ride is scheduled to conclude July 20 at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
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