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Bicyclist killed by car near Fayetteville

| Feb 20, 2019 | Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents

There are many people in the Cary area who enjoy riding their bicycles. Whether for pleasure, exercise or to just get around, bike riding is a popular activity. Most of the time bicyclists are able to safely share the road with cars and trucks, but occasionally an accident occurs. A fatal accident recently occurred in Fayetteville that affected a cyclist.

A bicyclist was killed when he was struck while riding on the road in Fayetteville. The bicyclist was traveling north along the shoulder of Rim Road in the southbound lane. A car crossed over the center line and struck the bicyclist, who died at the scene. The driver of the car has been charged with driving left of center and death by motor vehicle.

No one expects their loved one will be the victim of a serious car accident. When a loved one is seriously injured or killed due to a negligent driver, a family’s life can be turned upside down. It is essential for a family to understand what happened to cause the accident and determine who is at fault. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, pain and suffering and other damages.

The death of a loved one due to no fault of their own is a traumatic experience. A family may have the legal right to hold the negligent party responsible for their mistake. This situation is something that no family should ever have to go through and it is important for drivers to understand how critical it is for them to drive safe at all times.

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