Linn County Man Dies In Bicycle Accident
According to KCRG, "The Linn County Sheriffs Office tells TV9 a male has died after crashing his bicycle."
The unfortunate accident happened Friday night at 8:58 p.m. in Bertram, Iowa. He was riding his bike near the 400 block of Ely Street. Authorities said in a release the man was attempting to go down a steep hill when he fell off his bike.
The man was transported to Mercy Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as 60-year-old Charles Cephas Peal of Bertram.
We do know he wasn't wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
If you're out and about this weekend, please do your best to be safe. And if you're driving a vehicle, watch out for motorcycles and bicycles.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of Mr. Peal.
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