Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle, Killed Near Belle Plaine

Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle, Killed Near Belle Plaine Photo: KSTP/File

June 18, 2017 02:39 PM

A 56-year-old New Prague man was killed near Belle Plaine when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old woman on Saturday.

The Minnesota State Patrol incident report says Phillip Andrew Ilg was traveling west on highway 25 on his bicycle near mile post 5 at 7:36 a.m. when he was struck from behind by the 2002 Ford Explorer traveling in the same direction. Ilg, who had been wearing a helmet, died at the scene. 

Advertisement

The driver of the Explorer was uninjured. 

No further details were available Sunday.

Credits

KSTP

Copyright 2017 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

Last of McNally Smith Students Graduate

Police Across Twin Cities Warn of Package Thefts

Kremlin Says Putin Thanked Trump for CIA Tip on Bombings

Toys 'R' Us Shoplifting Suspects Abandon Stolen Toys When Car Runs Out of Gas in Maplewood

Santa and Sheriff Join Forces to Promote Book Program

'Prairie Home Companion' Becomes 'Live From Here'

Advertisement