A 65-Year-Old Woman Was Hit and Killed While Riding Her Bike

fatal bicycle accident near port angeles

A woman riding her bicycle on Highway 112 near Port Angeles was hit by a car and killed. She was 65-years-old.

The car that hit her was driven by a 65-year-old woman as well.

Drugs or alcohol are not suspected to be a factor in the fatal bicycle accident, however it remains under investigation. The woman was wearing a helmet and a neon-yellow safety jacket.

Davis Law Group sends sincere condolences to the friends and family of the victim. We are deeply saddened to hear of this unfortunate accident.

Bicycle accident statistics

In the United States, every year there are about 900 bicycle accident deaths. Of the reported deaths in 1999, 29% were under the age of 16. Emergency rooms saw 51,600 bicycle-related injuries in 2008. Intersections are particularly dangerous, accounting for 35% of bicycle accidents. These accidents not only affect people’s lives, but take a toll on the economy in general. Injuries and deaths from bicycle accidents alone cost over $4 billion a year.

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