January 20, 2016- A bicyclist was struck and killed in a vehicle crash on Wednesday, in Tulare County. The car accident happened on Highway 65, in Porterville, at around 5:38 PM.
Charles Boyd McIlwain, 47, was riding his bike east across the divided State Route 65 freeway, at Pioneer Avenue. As he crossed the biker was hit in the southbound lanes of the highway.
McIlwain suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at Sierra View Medical Center, in Porterville.
While our condolences go out to the friends and family of the victim, we recognize that no monetary sum can ease the pain and loss felt after a tragedy such as this. However, just monetary compensation can help ease the burden of medical bills, final expenses, and help support any dependents left behind by the deceased.