Bicyclist Dies Three Days After Being Struck by Vehicle in Bentonville


The bicyclist who was struck by a truck on January 5 in Bentonville has died.

Police say Roger Palmer, 66, of Bentonville was stopped on his bicycle in the roadway of SE J Street in Bentonville at 5:50 p.m. when he was struck.

Palmer was transported to the hospital. He died from his injuries at Mercy Hospital in Missouri.

According to the press release from Bentonville Police, Palmer did not have any lights on the rear of his bicycle at the time of the accident.

No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation is on-going.

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