Cyclist Suffers Fatal Injuries Following Collision with Passenger Vehicle

April 5, 2017

 

A North Vernon man has died due to crashing his bike into vehicle in Country Squire Lakes.

Indiana State Police said that the initial investigation determined that Robert King, 50, was riding a bicycle on Dorchester Place approaching Country Squire blvd. It is unknown why King entered the intersection and lost control of his bicycle. As a result, he was hit by a 2006 Jeep going northbound, driven by Timothy Small, 31. King sustained life threatening injuries and died at the scene.

REMINDER: It is very important to wear bright clothing, use lights, and obey traffic laws when driving a bicycle at night.