Bicyclist killed after being hit by car - WNEM TV 5

Bicyclist killed after being hit by car

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IOSCO COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

Police are investigating a deadly accident after a car collided with a man riding a bike. West Branch State Police Troopers say the accident happened on Alabaster Road in Sherman Township's Iosco County at around 5:30 p.m. Friday. The victim has been identified as 52 year old John Rabideau of National City.

Police believe Rabideau was riding his bike eastbound, when a car driven by a 79 year old woman moved into the westbound lane in an attempt to pass him. But, police say the bicyclist made a sudden left turn into the westbound lane, causing the collision.

At this time, no charges have been issued. Police say alcohol was not a factor.

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