Washington man killed in Colorado bicycle accident

Seattle’s local TV station, King 5, reports that Rittner “Ritt ” Lewis, age 51 of Everson, Washington, was killed in a bicycle accident in Telluride, Colorado. Everson is about 45 miles north-east of Bellingham.

According to the report, Lewis was mountain biking on a trail when he lost control on a steep downhill and hit his head. He died as a result of a severe head trauma. He was wearing a bicycle helmet at the time of the accident. Of the 700 bicyclists who die of accidents each year, approximately two-thirds are from traumatic brain injury.

This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group.We represent people who have been seriously injured in bicycle accidents and the family of those killed.

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