Pedestrian killed in early morning crash

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A sixty year-old man died after being hit by a utility vehicle early Tuesday morning.

According to a press release from the Rock Island County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to the accident at 12:09 a.m. on the Rock River Bridge near Route 84.

Preliminary investigation shows the man was riding a bicycle on the bridge when he was struck by a utility vehicle. The driver was a 27 year-old man from Colona.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is still ongoing.

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