Bicyclist Hit On I-74 Overpass, Thrown Onto I-280 Moline

According to Rock Island Coroner Brian Gustafson, the victim in the fatal bicycle accident has been identified as 26-year-old Leland S. Debord of Milan, Ill.

Police say the call came in around 6:22 a.m. for a bicyclist hit by a vehicle on I-74 as it overpasses I-280. Responding officers found a bicycle crashed into the sidewall of I-74 and the rider had gone over the rail and sidewall landing onto I-280 and traffic. 

Police say it became apparent that the bicyclist had been knocked off the bridge by a vehicle. As of this report, police say all parties involved in the crash have been identified and the investigation is taking place. 

The identities of those involved has not yet been released.

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