Milan cyclist killed in vehicle-bicycle collision on Interstate 74

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Update: Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson identified the cyclist killed in this morning's crash on Interstate 74 as Leland S. Debord, 26, of Milan.

Gustafson said an autopsy is scheduled for Monday, June 19.


MOLINE -- A bicyclist riding on Interstate 74 got hit by a car and ended up going over the rail, landing onto Interstate 280.

Moline Police said the bike had crashed into the sidewall of I-74 and remained there, while its rider went over the rail.  It happened around 6:20 a.m. Friday, June 16th.

Investigators said everyone involved has been identified.

Both I-74 and I-280 had lane and ramp closures throughout the morning.

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