SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa - A collision Tuesday night in Spirit Lake involving a car and a bicycle claimed the life of the bicyclist. Authorities haven't released the victim's name, pending notification of relatives.
The Iowa State Patrol says the driver of the car, 23-year-old Dustin Abbas of Milford, wasn't injured.
The collision took place shortly before midnight at the intersection of Highway 71 and 34th Street. Authorities say Abbas was southbound in the outside lane of the highway when he collided with the rear of the bike, which was also southbound in the same lane of traffic.