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Posted: Sunday, December 1, 2019. 8:53 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: Police are investigating a traffic accident that occurred in the early hours of Friday morning which claimed that the life of one man.

Reports are that Jacob Woelke 37, was between miles 24 and 25 on the Southern Highway around 5:15 a.m. when a vehicle with bright lights blurred his vision. Immediately following the hindrance to his vision, he rounded a curve and noticed that there was a cyclist, reportedly in dark clothing with no reflectors on his bicycle, only a few feet from
him. Woelke told authorities he tried to stop but ultimately hit the cyclist, who suffered head and body injuries and died on the scene.

Notably, Woelke called the police and remained on the scene until they arrived.


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