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Elderly Man On Bike Killed After Being Hit by Car

Posted at 3:23 AM, Apr 30, 2013

HOLLAND, Mich. —  An elderly man has been killed in an accident, after a car struck him while he was riding his bike.

The accident occurred at 9:30 p.m. Monday on U.S. 31 at 16th Street in Holland. The roadway was closed to traffic shortly thereafter and remained closed for several hours.

The driver of the vehicle that struck him was southbound on U.S. 31 and had the right of way, when a man in his 70s rode a bike across 31 in front of the car and the two collided, according to witnesses.

Police told FOX 17 NEWS that the bicycle rider died in the accident. His name will not be released until relatives are notified.