A 72-year-old bicyclist has been pronounced dead after being discovered unresponsive in rural Lancaster County.
The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports Stephen Heilman of Hickman was discovered Monday morning at 15700 South 67th Street. He was not breathing. Lifesaving measures at the scene failed to revive Heilman, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
The sheriff’s office reports the investigation found Heilman was riding south on South 67th Street when he fell off his electric bicycle, sustaining injuries to his head, hands, and knees. There was no indication of any other vehicle being involved.
Heilman was not wearing a helmet.
An autopsy has been ordered.
In addition to deputies from Lancaster County, members of the Hickman Rural Fire and Lincoln Fire and Rescue departments responded.