North Santa Rosa

Accident Involving Bicyclist Ends with Fatality

Willie Young, 74, of Milton was on his bicycle traveling southbound on State Road 87 in the middle of the inside lane with no lights.  V-2 driven by Mary R. Edwards, also of Milton, ( 1994 GMC Pick-up truck) was traveling southbound in the inside lane of State Road 87. The accident occurred on Stewart St.  near Firehouse Rd. at 8:05 pm Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.

Ms. Edwards was unable to see Willie  in time to avoid the bicycle. The front of her pick-up struck the rear of Mr. Young’s bike.   Willie was transported by ambulance to Santa Rosa Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by Dr. Moudar Alshazley at 8:35 PM Central Standard time.  At this time no charges have been filed,  pending the completion of the investigation.  Alcohol was not a factor in the accident for either the driver or the bicyclist.

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