Bicyclist Fatality

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Bicyclist Fatality

A cyclist was killed by a collision with a motor vehicle at the St. Joseph / Elkhart county line on Ash road early this morning. Few details are available so far, but the South Bend Tribune has a preliminary report online: LINK.

Update @ 5:30 PM: The Tribune has posted additional information: LINK (this link was changed on 8/29; the previous Tribune link was no longer valid). Oddly, both the cyclist AND the motorist were traveling south in the northbound lane; the cyclist was hit from behind.

There has been a thread recently in the Bike Michiana Google Group about the need to compile local bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles; work is under way to establish an easy-to-update online database. More about the database will be published soon.

Here’s a map of showing the location of the accident:


By | 2008-08-28T13:44:44+00:00 August 28th, 2008|Categories: Advocacy, News|Tags: , , |7 Comments