Bicyclist killed near Lake Villa

Updated 5/2/2013 6:00 PM

Lake County sheriff's police say they are investigating a crash in which a bicyclist was killed this afternoon.

Officials said a white 2000 Toyota Camry was traveling south on Route 45, north of Grand Avenue, in unincorporated Lake Villa Township and collided with a bicyclist about 2:15 p.m. Police said the cyclist also was traveling south on Route 45.


Sheriff's police said the bicyclist was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, where she was pronounced dead. The identity of the adult female victim will be released after the family has been notified.

The driver of the 2000 Toyota was not injured and voluntarily submitted to toxicology tests.

Charges have not been filed, authorities said, and the collision remains under investigation.

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