Bicyclist killed in crash on US 20, state police investigating


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Illinois State Police say a 57-year-old man from Bellwood was killed Sunday after being struck by a car on US 20.

Police said a car was traveling eastbound on Bypass 20 around 3:38 p.m. when the cyclist entered the roadway from the right shoulder. Although the driver swerved to the left, the front passenger side struck the cyclist.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he died. Police are withholding his identity until his family is notified.

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