Bicyclist killed after struck by car near Highway 52

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car in Calmar last week and authorities with the Iowa State Patrol have identified the victim.

A 70-year-old man was riding his bicycle on a trail that crossed over the roadway around 4:20 p.m. when a 27-year-old man in a pickup truck struck him near Highway 52.

The 70-year-old man was killed from injuries sustained in the accident. It is unknown whether police officials have given any citation in the accident because it is still under investigation.

Bicycle accidents can cause serious injury to a bike rider, our thoughts and condolences are with the friends and family of the victim.

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