A bicyclist died from injuries suffered in a collision with a pickup truck about 12:55 p.m. Wednesday on Hamburg about a quarter mile east of Payne Road in Saline County, according to Illinois State Police.
Troopers said preliminary investigation indicates Scott W. Patrick, 55, of Galatia, was riding a Trek bicycle east on Hamburg Road when an eastbound GMC pickup truck driven by Lee Roy McKinnies, 58, of Broughton, struck the bicycle from the rear.
Patrick suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by Saline County coroner’s personnel. Police said the investigation continues and charges are pending.
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