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Fatal Bicycling Accident In Naperville, Illinois

There was a fatal bicycling accident in Naperville, Illinois on Wednesday morning, September 25, 2013.

The accident happened near the intersection of Diehl Road and Freedom Drive.

The bicyclist was apparently riding to work at approximately 7:25 a.m., when she was struck by a pickup truck that was driven by a 35-year-old man from Aurora. According to police, the bicyclist was attempting to cross Diehl Road when she was struck.


The bicyclist was identified as Shwu-Wei Yeh, 56, of Naperville. She was taken to Edward Hospital, where she died from injuries sustained during the bicycling accident.

The accident remains under investigation.

Those who may have witnessed the bicycling accident are asked to contact the Naperville Police traffic unit at (630) 305-5285, via email parcelk@naperville.il.us.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Naperville Sun article of September 26 titled “Naperville woman dies after car hits her bicycle” as well as the September 26 Daily Herald article titled “Naperville woman biking to work struck, killed by car.”

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