Fatal car versus bicycle accident leaves one dead in Johnson County

JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — An Iowa City bicyclist has died after getting hit, Monday afternoon in an accident on Old Highway 218 in Iowa City.

The accident happened around 10:35 just south of the Iowa City, city limits.

The driver of a Chevy Pacifica, 26-year-old Shaena Beachy of Kalona was driving along Old Highway 218 when she came across the bicyclist.

The Iowa State Patrol has released the name of that bicyclist, 83-year-old David Schuldt of Iowa City, later died after being taken to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics for injuries.

According to the release, Beachy was unable to move left on the highway because of oncoming traffic. The Chevy then struck the bicyclist.

The Iowa State Patrol is investigating the accident.

Ashley Neighbor

Ashley Neighbor

Reporter, Cedar Rapids
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