Robert Keith Hughes, 68, of rural Kiel was killed Monday afternoon, April 8 when the bicycle he was operating was struck by a vehicle on CTH XX between Herr and Pioneer roads in the town of Meeme.
According to Manitowoc County Sheriff Dan Hartwig, at approximately 3:39 p.m. deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to a vehicle versus bicyclist crash.
The preliminary investigation indicates 27-year-old Brittni Joy Diedrich from Manitowoc was operating a 2014 Chevrolet Captiva eastbound on CTH XX. Her vehicle collided with the eastbound bicyclist.
Hughes was transported by the ThedaStar emergency medical helicopter to ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah where he later died.
The crash remains under investigation by the Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office, Manitowoc County Coroner’s Office, and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Valders Ambulance, Valders Fire Department, Cleveland First Responders, and Cleveland Fire Department all assisted at the scene.