Dixon Man Killed After Being Hit by ComEd Truck

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A Dixon man is dead after being hit by a ComEd truck while riding his bike on Wednesday.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of N. Galena Avenue and Everett Street. Officers learned that the ComEd driver, Dennis Miller, 43, of Dixon, did not see the bicyclist as he turned onto Galena Avenue.

The bicyclist, identified as John Appenheimer, 43, also of Dixon, was hit as he rode in the crosswalk. He was hospitalized but died from his injuries Thursday afternoon.

The accident is under investigation. No citations or charges have been filed.

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