Police investigating cyclist death in southern Illinois


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

HARRISBURG, Ill. - Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a bicyclist who was killed when a pickup truck hit him from behind.

The incident occurred on Hamburg Road in Saline County, Illinois, early Wednesday afternoon.

Police say a 2006 GMC Sierra pickup truck driven by 58-year-old Lee Roy McKinnies struck 55-year-old Scott Patrick, who was riding his bike.

Charges have not yet been filed, but the incident remains under investigation.