St. Peter youth killed in bicycle-car accident

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A St. Peter youth sustained fatal injuries in a car-bicycle accident early last Friday morning.
According to Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen, 15-year-old Nathan Horath was riding a bicycle south on Ill. Route 185, about a mile and a half east of St. Peter, when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Sandra Gelsinger of Brownstown.
Bowen said that the accident occurred at about 5:30 a.m., prior to daylight, and that the youth was riding the bike near the center of the roadway. Bowen also said that weather conditions were poor at the time of the accident.

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