Iowa teacher killed in car v. bicycle accident
A popular Iowa teacher was killed in a car accident after the bicycle he was riding on was struck by a car driven by a former student.
The teacher was riding his bicycle westbound on Highway 10 when he was struck by a recent graduate of the high school where the teacher worked. Emergency crews responded to the accident to transport the man to the hospital where he was pronounced dead later that evening.
The former student told officials that she was blinded by the setting sun and was unable to see the bicycle prior to the collision. The incident has been ruled an accident and no charges have been filed.
Car accidents can happen when least expected, our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the victim.