Bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle in Bowie County

Bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle in Bowie County
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POSTED: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:34am

UPDATED: Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 10:22am

A Texarkana man was killed late Wednesday after being struck by a motorist on FM 989 in Bowie County, about a half-mile south of U.S. 67.

Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Sylvia Jennings said Paul Chatfield Kirby, 57, was riding a bicycle just before midnight when he was hit by a pickup driven by Randall Shane Byram, 38, of Wake Village. 

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Shame. Just how many people have to get killed before people finally realize that bicycles do not belong on roads, they belong in parks and sidewalks only, not anywhere near a 3000 lb vehicle that pays for the right to drive on the road.

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