DC Bicyclist Dies After Colliding With Pedestrian; Bicyclist Was Not Wearing Helmet

10:11 AM, Jun 28, 2011   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- A bicyclist died after crashing into a pedestrian Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

It happened at around 7:45 a.m., on the 1800 block of Bryant Street, NE, DC Fire/EMS spokesperson, Pete Piringer said.

A 14-year-old girl was trying to cross the street near a crosswalk.

The bicyclist, who wasn't wearing a helmet, crashed into her and was thrown from his bike, officials said.


The bicyclist was taken to the hospital after the crash and was pronounced dead there, officials said.

The girl suffered only minor injuries, officials said.

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