UPDATE: Bicyclist killed in accident

A bicyclist was killed Thursday on State Road 331 just south of Wyatt in between Shively and Tyler Road in St. Joseph County.

The accident occurred as the 20-year-old male of South Bend was walking his bike traveling south on the shoulder of the northbound lane.

A female driver of an SUV heading north struck him on the right side of her vehicle.

The cyclist was airlifted to Memorial Hospital with severe head and neck injuries. He was late pronounced dead.

The driver of the SUV was also taken to the hospital as a precaution with minor injuries.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident to contact them with information.

“At this point only one person has come forward stating that they witnessed the crash, so we are asking anyone that may have actually witnessed the actual incident to give us a call,” says Lt. Matt Blank.

There was a second person inside the SUV but wasn't that person was not hurt.


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