Bicyclist Hit By Truck in Rockford Passes Away

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UPDATE: A 52-year-old man is dead after he was run over by a pick-up truck while riding his bike.

The accident happened last night around 10 p.m. near Samuelson and 11th Street. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department says the driver of the truck was ticketed for a minor violation but reckless driving was not the cause of the accident.

The name of the deceased bicyclist will be released later this afternoon.


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford police tell us a bicyclist is in life threatening condition, after being hit by a truck. It happened just after 10:00 p.m. on Samuleson near 11th Street.

We have a crew on the scene and will have more on 23 News This Morning.