Robert Owens Killed in Bicycle Crash on Texas 149 near CarthageKiprop Vincent
Robert Owens Killed in Carthage Bicycle Accident on Texas 149
Carthage, Texas (August 11, 2021) – According to the Texas DPS, a man was killed Monday morning in a bicycle accident about two miles northwest of Carthage.
The deadly accident happened around 5:45 a.m., August 9, on Texas 149.
DPS said Robert Owens, 66, of Carthage, was riding a bicycle northwest when he was struck by a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado that was also traveling northwest.
Owens was pronounced dead at the scene.
The conditions of the Chevrolet driver, Jose Galvan-Ramirez, 52, of Marshall, and his passenger, Miguel Garcia, 42, of Marshall, were not disclosed.
The DPS is investigating the crash.
With the surge in popularity of alternate transportation to save on fuel costs, bicycling has emerged as a new form of mobility forced to compete with motorized traffic in dangerous situations. This has resulted in many more accidents between human-powered vehicles and powerful engine-driven machines, producing tragic injuries as well as countless fatalities.
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