According to Cartersville Police, the accident scene was in the 5000 block of East Sycamore Road. The accident involved a vehicle striking a bicycle at approximately 8:30 p.m.
An excerpt regarding the collision, from thesouthern.com article of August 25, 2017, titled “Coroner: Bicyclist killed in vehicle crash was 59-year-old Kent Mann of Energy“:
Officers learned that Richard Bowen, 29, of Marion, was driving a vehicle westbound on Sycamore Road when he struck Mann, who was traveling eastbound on a bicycle. Mann was transported to an emergency room in Herrin and was pronounced dead just before 9 p.m., a short time after arriving at the hospital, Burke said.
The accident investigation, including an accident reconstruction, is ongoing. As of August 25, 2017 no citations have been issued with regard to the accident.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Southern Illinois bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including thesouthern.com article mentioned above as well as the August 25 kfvs12.com article titled “Man from Energy, IL killed after being hit by a car.”
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