4/5/2018 11:05am Bicyclist Stefan Ganster was struck from behind by the driver of a pickup in the
1200 block of W. Beale Street, Kingman, which is a.k.a. US-93, part of the S.H.S. He was seriously injured and died of his injuries several days later. A couple of odd remarks from the news story:
He was riding westbound on Beale Street in the curb lane. The pickup driver, also westbound in the inside lane, changed lanes and crashed into the bicyclist.
Vision obstruction and speed are believed to be factors in the crash.
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5/8/2018 1:36pm Buffalo Soldier Trail just south of Garden Ave.
Bicyclist 71-year old David Alva was killed. The driver was arrested.
No particulars were given about the crash; I inferred the bicyclist was struck from behind. The road there is wide multi-laned, divided, arterial in addition to wide bike lanes.
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Hit and Run Suspect
Hit and run crash occurred 3/29/2018 ~ 9pm. The bicycist died of his injuries 4/30.
“Cleon Baker was riding his bike east on Camelback Road near 48th Avenue the night of March 29. Just before 9 p.m., a van – a white Ford Econline with its headlights off, police say — hit him.”
Police are still seeking the driver of a white Ford Econoline van; they believe the driver was caught on surveillance video, described as a Hispanic male, 25-35 years old with a shaved head, mustache, and a thin build.
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3/10/2018 ~ 3:30am. Phoenix Police said a bicyclist struck a raised median near Baseline and I-10 off-ramp causing him to fall into traffic where he was stuck and killed by a eastbound motorist.
Continue reading Bicyclist dies after falling into traffic
After striking the bicyclist, the truck spun and came to a stop facing the opposite way it had been driving. (Source: KOLD News 13)
1/31/2018 ~ 10am Victim male. Not much detail released.
River Road eastbound lanes somewhere near N Shannon Rd, Pima County
The location wasn’t released, but River Road appears to be a divided arterial road with two lanes in each direction plus wide bike lanes; in addition to dedicated turn pockets.
KOLD13, UPDATE: Sheriff: Cyclist struck on River Road dies
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