Bicyclist struck, killed on U.S. 31Published 12:57pm Friday, December 27, 2013
An Atmore bicyclist was killed Thursday after being hit by a car on U.S. 31 in Nokomis.
Charlie Phillips, 61, was riding near the 35-mile marker five miles south of Atmore when he was struck by a 1996 Chevrolet driven by Rodney Brooks, of Atmore, according to a statement from the Alabama State Troopers.
Phillips was airlifted to USA Medical Center in Mobile, but died a short time later, according to media reports.
Troopers are investigating the accident and no other details were released.