Bicyclist found dead in Beach Park
A bicyclist found dead Nov. 3 near the Robert McClory bike path in Beach Park was identified Wednesday by the Lake County Sheriff's Office as Hector M. Escobar, 39, of Zion.
Police said Escobar was riding his bicycle northbound on the bike path near its intersection with the bridge at Wadsworth Road. He apparently lost control and fell off the bicycle, suffering spinal injuries which resulted in his death, according to the sheriff's office. Alcohol also appeared to be a factor, police said.
Two residents walking on the path about 4 p.m. found Escobar lying unresponsive near his bicycle and called authorities. Anyone with information on Escobar or his whereabouts before he was found should call Detectives Bennett or Kaiser at (847) 377-4250.
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