Bicyclist struck by semi in Lyons

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A bicyclist was struck and killed by a semitrailer early Tuesday in west suburban Lyons.

Eduardo Villegas, 38, was struck while riding his bike about 4:45 a.m. near First Avenue and 44th Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Villegas was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he died at 6:35 a.m., the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy Wednesday ruled his death an accident.

Lyons police said the crash was still under investigation, but no charges had been filed as of Wednesday night. Further details were not available.

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