The bicyclist who was struck and killed while riding on East Chain of Rocks Road in Granite City two weeks ago has been identified. The Illinois State Police say that 54-year old Richard K. Thomas of Granite City was riding west along the roadway near Warson Road when he was struck and killed just before 11 p.m. on August 28th. 

The vehicle is believed to have struck Thomas from behind before leaving the scene. Authorities have identified a person of interest in the case but additional information on the investigation has not been released.

(Copyright WBGZ Radio /