Cyclist killed in Woodstock crash

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Monday, September 21, 2015

WOODSTOCK, Ill. (WLS) -- Police are investigating the death of Christopher Michols, 18, who was struck and killed by a van while bicycling in Woodstock, Ill. Police say the accident may have been Michols' fault.

Michols was struck around 7:40 p.m. while crossing Rte. 14 at Kishwaukee Valley Road. Witnesses say he tried to cross the intersection against the red light. Police say he was wearing dark clothing on an unlit bike, and was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the van was not charged.