Coroner: Bicyclist killed in southern Illinois

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A coroner says a bicyclist has been hit and killed by a pickup truck in southern Illinois’ West City.

Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler says 59-year-old John Bruegge Jr. of Benton sustained skull fractures in the crash Tuesday morning and was declared dead at a hospital.

No charges have been filed against the truck’s driver but Leffler and other local authorities continue to investigate