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Bicyclist dead after being hit by car in Rock Island

A vehicle and a person riding a bicycle were both traveling northbound on 38th Street near 24th Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — A bicyclist has died after being hit by a car in Rock Island Wednesday night. 

A vehicle and a person riding a bicycle were both traveling northbound on 38th Street near 24th Avenue around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, the Rock Island Police Department said. 

The bicyclist has been identified as 67-year-old Mark Broendel from Rock Island.  He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died from multiple traumatic injuries.

The driver was not injured. 

The incident is under investigation.