Young Athlete Killed during Truck Accident

Posted on Dec 27, 2011 3:15pm PST

A young athlete was struck and killed in a truck accident last week in North Carolina. The 19-year-old girl was on a training ride on her bicycle when she was hit by the truck driver.

According to the police report, the girl was riding in North Carolina when a young man driving a truck fell asleep behind the wheel. When he awoke, he had already struck the girl and crashed his vehicle. As a result, the fellow college student was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle.

The young girl is missed by her college cycling team in North Carolina. She was an avid cyclist that competed at the USA Cycling National Championship and was training with her school team. She is also missed by her former cycling group in northern Texas where she used to train.

Have you recently been hurt in a truck accident? If so, you need to seek legal advice by contacting the Lanier Law Group, P.A. Once you contact our firm, you will have a chance to speak with a North Carolina personal injury lawyer who can offer assistance.

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