66-year-old bicyclist killed in accident involving Burbank police car: Police

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A retired nurse died when her bike was struck by a Burbank police vehicle.

Denise Blidy, 66, was “involved in an accident” with a police car about 10:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of 77th and Central, according to Burbank police.

She was taken to Christ Medical Center, where she died about 9:10 p.m., the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. No further information was released by the police.

Blidy was a retired nurse and had coached a high school swim team for years, according to her obituary.

She had two sons, Michael and Nicholas, and was married to her husband Michael for 41 years, the obituary stated. She also leaves behind two sisters and a grandchild.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire & Chicago Sun-Times 2022. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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