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Bicyclist dies in accident near Fertile

Bicyclist dies in accident near Fertile


FERTILE | A Clear Lake cyclist died after colliding with a flatbed truck around 10:30 a.m. Thursday west of Fertile.

Sally Bell, 62, was taken by helicopter to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa where she died, according to a hospital spokesman.

Bell was traveling west on 340th Street on a bicycle when she collided in the intersection with Balsam Avenue with the truck driven by Timothy Cole, 63, of Clear Lake, who was headed north on Balsam, according to a report from the Iowa State Patrol.

The investigation is ongoing, the report stated.

The Worth County Sheriff's Office, Forest City Ambulance and the Iowa Department of Transportation assisted at the scene.

-- Mary Pieper


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