Fatal Bicycle Accident Along Route 12 In Fox Lake

There was a fatal bicycle accident in Fox Lake Tuesday (December 26, 2017) morning.

Details regarding the crash are somewhat limited at this time.

According to Fox Lake Police, the crash happened along Route 12 in Fox Lake.   Police officers were called to the accident scene at about 7:45 a.m.  The accident occurred on Route 12 near Riverside Island Drive.

An excerpt from the Lake County News-Sun article of December 26, 2017, titled “Man on bicycle struck, killed on Route 12 in Fox Lake“:

Officials said the man was riding south in the median of Route 12 when he was struck by a car that was also headed south on Route 12.

The bicyclist was identified as a 55-year-old man.  He died at the accident scene.

The accident remains under investigation by the Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Lake County bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the December 26 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Bicyclist, 55, killed in Fox Lake Crash.”


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