Bicyclist struck by car in U District dies
A bicyclist who was struck by a car in the University District has died from his injuries.
A bicyclist who collided with a car at University Way Northeast and Northeast Campus Parkway Saturday evening has died from his injuries.
The cyclist was thrown from his bicycle and landed in the street after colliding with a car that was turning from the northbound lane of University Way Northeast onto westbound Northeast Campus Parkway, Seattle police said.
The cyclist, who was not identified, was traveling southbound on University Way.
He was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he died in the emergency room, police said Sunday morning. Police said the driver of the car did not show any sign of impairment.
The man is the fourth cyclist seriously injured or killed on a bicycle since July.
On July 22, John Przychodzen, 49, an installation foreman who had moved recently to Kirkland from Connecticut, was struck and killed on a curvy portion of Northeast Juanita Drive.
A week later, photographer Michael Wang, 44, was killed by a hit-and-run driver, who struck him with an SUV as Wang was riding on Dexter Avenue North in the South Lake Union area.
Last Thursday, popular barista Brian Fairbrother died from head injuries sustained on Aug. 30, when he crashed into stairs in the 1100 block of Fairview Avenue North
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