Odenton man killed while riding cycle

January 10, 2003|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A 65-year-old man was fatally injured in Odenton yesterday when a car struck him from behind as he pedaled a cycle along Route 170, county police reported.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately available, was riding his three-wheel cycle with the flow of traffic near Rodgers Lane about 1:30 p.m. when a Plymouth Acclaim hit him from behind, police said.

The man, an Odenton resident, was taken to North Arundel Hospital, where he died of his injuries. The 37-year-old driver, also of Odenton, failed to stay in his designated lane, police said. No charges have been filed. An investigation continues.

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