Priest struck, killed while cycling

Death announced at Thursday service

A Catholic priest was struck and killed while riding his bike in Fond du Lac County.

The Rev. Victor Capriolo, 67, was biking on the Prairie Trail about 8 p.m. Wednesday and was crossing the Highway 151 bypass when he was hit, according to sheriff’s officials.  The 67-year-old priest died at the scene.

Authorities say a 74-year-old woman was driving the vehicle that struck Capriolo. His death was announced during a service at Holy Family Church Thursday morning.

The Reporter says Capriolo also served at parishes in Milwaukee, Grafton, Whitefish Bay and Wauwatosa.

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