CARTERVILLE, IL (KFVS) - A man from Energy, Illinois has died after he was hit by a car while riding a bike in Carterville, Illinois on Thursday, Aug. 24.
According to Carterville Police Chief Heather Reno, officers were called to the 5000 block of East Sycamore Road around 8:30 p.m. after receiving a report of a crash.
Upon arrival, officers learned that Richard Bowen, 29, of Marion, Illinois, was driving westbound on Sycamore Road when he struck an adult on a bicycle who was also traveling eastbound.
The cyclist was taken to the Herrin Emergency Room.
Williamson County Coroner Michael "Junior' Burke said Kent Mann, 59, was pronounced dead at 8:58 p.m.
No citations have been issued.
The investigation remains ongoing.
The Williamson County Sheriff's Office and the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to assist in the accident reconstruction.