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Huntington woman killed while bicycling on S.R. 16

HUNTINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) - A Huntington woman was killed while bicycling on State Road 16 near Bippus Saturday evening. 

The Huntington County Sheriff's Department said Kelly S. Wiley was bicycling in the center of the eastbound lane on State Road 16 near State Road 105 shortly before 6 p.m. 

Wiley was on a hilly section of the road when she was struck from behind by an SUV driven by Hilary Hickart, 24, Roann, according to investigators. 

Police said Hickart stated she did not see Wiley on her bicycle until cresting on the hill. She was not able to slow in time or avoid Wiley in time.

The impact threw Wiley from the bicycle and was found unresponsive by Hickart. Police said Hickart called 911 and administered CPR until emergency crews arrived.

Wiley was pronounced dead. 

The crash is under investigation. 


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