FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOX) – A 62-year-old man from Fairview Heights has died after being struck my a car while riding his bicycle Wednesday.

Fairview Heights Police say the victim, Phillip D. Lubeck, was riding his bike on North Illinois Street (Route 159) near the intersection with Kassing Ave. when he suddenly turned left into the path of a car.

He was transported to Memorial Hospital in Belleville, where he later died.

The 30-year-old driver from St. Louis was not injured, according to police.

An investigation is ongoing.


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