A Chicago cyclist died after being hit by a car on Lake Shore Drive. Local news stories are unclear as to the exact chronology of the accident but most reports appear to indicate that the man was on his bicycle on Lake Shore Drive near Belmont when he was struck by a car. The cyclist was then thrown over the median to his death on the other side of the highway. This type of automobile accident involving a bicycle accident shows the dangers of using bicycles on state highways. Bicycle accidents are more common during summer months.