Bicyclist killed in crash


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

SALINE COUNTY, Ill. - A serious wreck claimed the life of a Galatia, Illinois man Wednesday.

It happened just before 1:00 in the afternoon in Saline County, Illinois.

Illinois State Police say 55-year-old Scott W. Patrick of Galatia was riding his bicycle east on Hamburg Road, when a GMC Sierra pickup, driven by 58-year-old Lee Roy McKinnies of Broughton, rear-ended the bike.

Patrick suffered severe injuries and died at the scene.

According to the report released to Local 6 by the state police, charges are pending.