Bicyclist dies after getting hit by vehicle - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Bicyclist dies after getting hit by vehicle

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WASHINGTON COUNTY -- A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle, while riding his bicycle. 

It happened Thursday on IL. Rt. 15 just west of Little Prairie Road around 5:20 p.m. 

Illinois State Police say David Weber, 63, from Venedy, IL was riding east when he was hit from behind, and thrown from his bicycle.

He was taken to Washington County Hospital, where he later died. 

The driver of the vehicle was a female juvenile, and was cited for failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash, improper passing of a bicycle, and illegal cellphone use.

The crash is currently under investigation. 

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