Bicyclist dies after getting hit by truck

Published 08/03 2013 04:29PM

Updated 08/06 2013 10:56AM

DOUGLAS COUNTY -- A Champaign man is dead after being hit by a pickup truck while riding his bike. It happened in Douglas County just before 11:00 Saturday morning.

Police say 41-year old Michael Partridge was riding in the northbound lane along Rt. 45 north of Arcola. Police say Patridge lost control and crossed in front of the pickup truck trying to pass him.

Patridge died at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday.

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