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Bicyclist struck by pickup, killed in Valparaiso

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A Valparaiso bicyclist was killed on Sunday after being knocked from his bike on Lincolnway by a pickup truck, Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris reporting.

The victim has been identified as William Sattler, 71.

At approximately 11 a.m. Sattler was eastbound in the 1400 block of Lincolnway when, just east of Clifford Road, he was struck by a pickup truck also traveling eastbound on Lincolnway, Harris said.

Sattler was thrown off the bike and came to rest on the south side of the roadway, Harris said. He was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force injuries.

Sattler was wearing a bike helmet at the time of the crash, Harris added.

Harris did not release the name of the person driving the pickup truck.






Posted 9/17/2018




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