19-Year-Old Cyclist Fatally Struck by Dump-Truck in Bicycle Collision near Market Street
MEAD, WA (July 28, 2023) – Thursday afternoon, Kenneth Brandenburg was killed in a bicycle accident on State Route 206.
The incident occurred around 12:10 p.m., near Market Street on July 20th.
According to reports, Brandenburg was riding a bicycle east on SR 206 while the driver of a dump-truck was heading south in a private parking lot.
The cyclist then struck the dump-truck on its passenger side as it entered the highway from the private driveway. Upon impact, the driver of the dump-truck fled the scene but returned later that day.
Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics later pronounced 19-year-old Brandenburg, of Davenport Washington dead. Investigators say he graduated from Davenport High School a month prior to the incident.
Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Once available, further details will be provided.
The loved ones of Brandenburg set up a GoFundMe page to help with costs during this difficult time.
The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family of Kenneth Brandenburg. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.
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