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Car - bicycle fatality investigated in Pulaski Co.

A car – bicycle crash that resulted in the death of the rider remains under investigation in Pulaski County.

 

Just before 8:00 am Tuesday, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash on County Road 500 South, west of U.S. Highway 421, that resulted in the death of a bicyclist who was struck by a motor vehicle.

The initial investigation determined that a 2008 Lincoln MKX driven by a 17-year old female was traveling eastbound on County Road 500 South, west of U.S. Highway 421, near Francesville. The vehicle struck Agustin Roman Fabian, 37, of Francesville who was riding a bicycle eastbound on the southside of the roadway.

Fabian was assisted at the scene by Francesville EMS, Francesville First Responders and Samaritan Medical Transport before being transported to Rensselaer. Fabian sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at Franciscan Health Rensselaer by the emergency room doctor.

The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Pulaski County Prosecutor’s Office and Jasper County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 283-3341.

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