According to KCRG, "The Linn County Sheriffs Office tells TV9 a male has died after crashing his bicycle."

The unfortunate accident happened Friday night at 8:58 p.m. in Bertram, Iowa. He was riding his bike near the 400 block of Ely Street. Authorities said in a release the man was attempting to go down a steep hill when he fell off his bike.

The man was transported to Mercy Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Authorities are in the process of notifying the family of this terrible accident. The name of the man has not been released at this time.

We do know he wasn't wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. We will continue to provide updates to this story when we learn new information.

If you're out and about this weekend, please do you best to be safe. And if you're driving a vehicle, watch out for motorcycles and bicycles.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of the deceased man.

[Source: KCRG]

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