Bicyclist Killed In Metro-East

Brad Choat

PONTOON BEACH, Ill. (KMOX) – Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a bicyclist in Pontoon Beach.

The collision happened late Saturday morning at the intersection of Route 111 and Horseshoe Lake Road.

The Madison County Coroner’s office identifies the victim as 64-year-old William Beltz of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Beltz and his wife had been riding bikes on the Schoolhouse Trail.

Investigators say a car travelling southbound on Route 111 hit Beltz.




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