Sellersburg, Indiana – December 2, 2011

A dump truck struck a man riding his bicycle home from work on Indiana Route 60 resulting in the rider’s death Friday morning.

According to the Clark County Sheriff’s Department, 35-year-old Milltown resident Eric Schrader was driving a dump truck owned by Riverton Trucking for work on Indiana Route 60 as 21-year-old Sellersburg resident Charles W. Burg Jr. was riding his bicycle east. Mr. Burg was riding home without any reflective gear on his person or bicycle after work at Burger King. About 1 a.m. he was hit by the dump truck, but was not seen by Mr. Schrader until it was too late.

Mr. Burg was declared dead at the scene.

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