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Bicyclist Killed In An Accident Thursday Evening On The West Frontage Road

Fri, 30 Jul 2010 14:48:42 CDT

(Hillsboro)--A bicyclist was killed in an accident Thursday evening on the West Frontage Road, a half mile south of the Sangamon-Montgomery County line. According to Illinois State Police, 60 year old Stephen Knipp was riding northbound on the West Frontage Road near Virden Avenue. Reportedly a vehicle driven by 23 year old Shane Neighbors of Girard struck the back of the bicycle, throwing Knipp and the bicycle into a fenced area.

Knipp was declared dead at the scene by Montgomery County Coroner Rick Broaddus. The accident remains under investigation by the Illinois State Police Reconstruction Team.


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