Cyclist killed by passing driver

A bicyclist is dead after being hit by a car Monday night.

Lee County Sheriff's Deputies say 26-year-old Adam Carter was driving south on Highway 61 when he struck the cyclist.

50-year-old Darlene L. Cooper was pronounced dead at Ft. Madison Community Hospital.

This is the second bicycle accident on the same stretch of Highway 61 in the last two weeks.

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