William Robertson killed and two injured in bicycle crash with pickup truck on Highway 75 North in Blount County, Alabama

Modified Date: 
Tue, 12/14/2021 - 12:29pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, August 29, 2015

1 cyclist killed, 2 others injured after being struck by pickup in Blount County

One cyclist was killed and two others were injured Saturday morning after being struck by a pickup truck in Blount County. Blount County Coroner John Mark Vaughn said the one cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Highway 75 North in Blount County. Two other cyclists were struck, as well, and they were taken to a nearby hospital. Their conditions were not immediately made available by authorities.  

Grand jury will review fatal collision that killed Birmingham cyclist

Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey says a grand jury will review evidence to determine if a pickup truck driver should face criminal charges in a collision that killed a cyclist. Casey said her office is awaiting records and toxicology reports in the case. Birmingham businessman William Robertson was killed and two others were injured when a pickup truck struck them as they rode their bicycles along Highway 75 over the weekend. Robertson's funeral is scheduled for Saturday, September 5 at Faith Chapel Christian Center. Fellow cyclists will host a memorial bicycle ride for him on Monday beginning at 9 a.m. at Railroad Park.

Funeral held for cyclist killed in collision with pickup truck

Funeral services were held today for Birmingham contractor and cyclist William Robertson. Family and friends gathered at Faith Chapel Christian Center to celebrate Robertson's life. The 57-year-old was the founder of Magic City Cyclers. Robertson died Aug. 29 when he was struck by a pickup truck on Highway 75 North in Blount County. Magic City Cyclers will host "A Ride to Remember William Robertson" on Monday morning.

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