Updated, 3 p.m. Friday
Anna Harvey, 34, of Lindenhurst, died on her birthday Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car while riding her bike on south Route 45 in Lake Villa, reports the Lake County News-Sun. Harvey was a mother of three and a veteran, according to the story.
A woman riding her bike in unincorporated Lake Villa lost her life Thursday afternoon after she was struck by a car, reported the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
The victim, whose identity is not being released pending family notification, was pronounced dead at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
Police responded to the accident scene at about 2:15 p.m. Thursday.
A white 2000 Toyota Camry was traveling south on Route 45 north of Grand Avenue in unincorporated Lake Villa and collided with a bicyclist, who was also traveling south on Route 45, according to a sheriff's press release.
The bicyclist was taken by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville where she was pronounced dead.
The driver was not injured and voluntarily submitted to toxicology tests.
Charges have not been filed at this time and the accident remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit.