An Illinois couple is dead after a fatal bicycle accident. The husband and wife were killed after being struck by an SUV while riding their bikes on a rural road outside the far southwest suburb of Chicago. The accident occurred around 7 p.m., Tuesday night, as the couple trained for a charity cycling event. Authorities confirm the couple was hit by behind by the SUV and the male cyclist died at the scene of the accident. The female cyclist died later at the Good Samaritan Hospital. The couple was well known and loved in the community. The Grundy County Sherif continues to investigate the crash and it is unknown if charges will be filed against the SUV driver.
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