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Crash alert: 71-year-old bicyclist killed in Murfreesboro crash

by Ponce Law | October 9th, 2020

MURFREESBORO, TN – A 71-year-old bicyclist was killed in an accident while riding on a street in Murfreesboro Wednesday, WSMV reports.

Police identified the victim as Herbert Knee of Murfreesboro. He was riding a bicycle north on South Church Street shortly before 1 p.m. when the incident occurred. Investigators determined that a woman driving a Nissan Altima was trying make a right turn from Runnymeade Drive onto South Church Street and collided with the bicyclist.

Knee was thrown from the bike and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The 20-year-old Altima driver was not hurt and no charges were filed in the accident, though the investigation is continuing.

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