Santa Cruz County Highway 9 cyclist fatality

I was out most of yesterday and missed this sad bit of news from Felton in Santa Cruz County. According to the Santa Cruz Sentinel, a 50 year old man riding for the first time with a cycling group suffered an unspecified medical emergency on Highway 9 and lost his life.

Read more in the Sentinel: Santa Cruz man dies in Felton bicycle crash. I believe this is the first cyclist fatality for Santa Cruz County in 2014.


  • February 21, 2014 - 3:10 pm | Permalink

    Sounds like a heart attack from the exercise, first time cyclist on a very intense road…could be bad.

  • February 21, 2014 - 3:11 pm | Permalink

    My sympathies go out to the cyclist, his friends, and family.

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