Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Whiteside Co.

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Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 1:35 PM CDT
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WHITESIDE Co., Ill. (KWQC) - A Clinton man is dead after police say he was hit while riding his bike on Waller Road/Illinois Route 78.

The Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday to Waller Road/IL Route 84, north of Spring Valley Road for a report of a crash with a bicyclist, according to a media release.

According to deputies, 67-year-old John W. Forrest was riding his bicycle southbound on Waller Road/IL Route 84 when a southbound KIA sedan driven by 35-year-old Cyle J. Roos of Long Grove, Iowa hit Forrest.

Forrest was taken to an area hospital for his injuries, police said. He later died of his injuries from the crash.

Deputies said the investigation is ongoing.