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Bicyclist hit and killed by car in Manitowoc County

Posted: 1:28 PM, Apr 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-09 14:45:13-04
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TOWN OF MEEME, Wis. — A 68-year-old man is dead after the bicycle he was riding and a car collided in Manitowoc County. The Sheriff's Department reports that the crash happened on Monday, April 8th around 3:30pm on County Road XX between Herr Road and Pioneer Road in the Town of Meeme.

Investigators believe a 27-year-old Manitowoc woman was driving eastbound on County Road XX when she hit an eastbound bicyclist. That man has been identified as 68-year-old Robert Hughes from rural Kiel. He was flown in a medical helicopter to ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah where authorities say he later died.

The crash remains under investigation.