Bicyclist killed after swerving in front of truck

By: NewsCenter 16 staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 staff Email

A man is dead, after swerving his bicycle in front of a moving truck.

54-year-old Merle Dowling was riding southwest along the right side of Riverside Road in Hagar Township. He attempted to turn left onto Broderick, but at that moment, a truck drove up behind him. The driver wasn't able to stop in time.

Dowling wasn't wearing a helmet, and police suspect he was under the influence of alcohol.

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