Bicyclist killed in River North crash

June 10, 2008 10:00:35 AM PDT
A bicyclist injured when a car door opened in front of him on Monday evening has died. Clinton Miceli, 22, of Bloomington, was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Monday night.

Police say Miceli was heading north in the 900-block of North LaSalle Drive when a driver opened a car door. Miceli crashed into it and was thrown from his bike. He was struck by a passing vehicle.

The motorist who opened the door was cited for opening a door in traffic, according to Police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli. The other driver was not cited.

The accident is under investigation.


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