Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Bicyclist Killed While Cycling To The Horrible Hundred Ride In Clermont Sunday

I was saddened to hear that a bicyclist was killed by a driver on US 27 prior to the Horrible Hundred Sunday morning.

Harry Nickell, a bicyclist who also loved triathlons, was killed while cycling to the HH. An 84-year-old driver drove onto the paved shoulder of US 27 north of Clermont and killed him from behind.

The bicyclist was killed only a mile from a billboard advising drivers to give bicyclists the required berth of at least three feet when passing.

I bicycled on that same stretch of road only a day earlier.

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