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Bicyclist dies 3 days after crash into delivery van

A bicyclist who crashed into a parked delivery ran Wednesday has died, according to Village of Glencoe Public Safety.

A release from the department reports that the deceased is a 64-year-old man from Highland Park; however, his name is not yet public.

The man suffered critical injuries around 4:15 p.m. Aug. 23 when he reportedly struck the rear of an Amazon van parked near the curb on Sheridan Road just north of South Avenue in Glencoe.

Glencoe Deputy Chief Andrew Perley said the driver of the van remained on the scene and cooperated with investigators.

In that area, Sheridan Road has bicycle lanes on either edge of the roadway. Perley said certain vehicles are permitted to temporarily park in the bike lanes. Exactly where the truck was parked remains under investigation, Perley said.

Local first-responders, with assistance from the region’s Major Crash Assistance Team, responded to the scene, which was cordoned off for about four hours. The bicyclist was treated on site with life-saving measures, according to the Village. The incident remains under investigation.

This story will be updated when more information is made available.

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