Bicyclist Killed in Crash


Fayette County, IL - Illinois State Police are investigating a crash that killed a bicyclist. It happened on Fayette County Highway 4 just 4 and 1/2 miles north of St. Elmo Friday evening. Officers say Dwayne Sowers, 56, was westbound in his van when he hit John Warner, 83, who was riding his bike on the right side of the road. Warner was taken to Carle Hospital but did not survive. Police cited Sowers for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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