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Pedestrian Death Fatality Man killed by Cyclist on Moama Boat Ramp NSW Diamond Creek, Melbourne Man SMH December 30, 2009 & Daily Telegraph & Adelaide Now Cycling & Walking Community/ Pedestrian Safety Negligence Cycling Participation Policy Victoria's Cycling Strategy


Pedestrian knocked down by cyclist dies


A 21 year old Male PEDESTRIAN from Diamond Creek, Melbourne died in the Alfred Hospital 
after being hit by a CYCLIST on a Moama Boat Ramp in New South Wales near the Victorian border. About 1am (AEDT) on Tuesday 29/12/2009, 
a 20-year-old male Cyclist 

was riding a mountain bike at speed (at 1AM)

down the Horseshoe Lagoon boat ramp at Moama, 

on the Murray River, 

when he hit a 21-year-old male pedestrian.

Pedestrian knocked down by cyclist dies

Date
December 30, 2009
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AAP
A man who was hit by a cyclist on a boat ramp in southern NSW has died in hospital.
His death takes the state's holiday road till to 18.
About 1am (AEDT) on Tuesday, a 20-year-old man was riding a mountain bike at speed down the Horseshoe Lagoon boat ramp at Moama, on the Murray River, when he hit a 21-year-old man.
Police said they believed the man had stepped into the cyclist's path.
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He was knocked backwards and hit his head on the ground.
The man was taken to Echuca Hospital across the Victorian border for treatment and later transferred to The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, where he died late on Tuesday night.
The mountain bike rider was interviewed by police and released pending further inquiries.
Meanwhile, a truck driver who struck and killed a woman in Melbourne's west is unlikely to be charged, police say.
The woman was hit at the corner of Geelong Road and Barkly Street in Footscray about 7.50am (AEDT) on Wednesday.
Paramedics attempted CPR on the woman, but she died at the scene, an Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said.
The truck driver was apparently turning right and had a green light when the woman was hit, police said.
A Victoria Police spokeswoman said the driver was unlikely to be charged because he did not break the law.
The identity of the woman is not yet known as she did not have any identification on her.
The woman's death takes Victoria's holiday road toll to 15. The annual road toll is 294, nine fewer than at the same time last year.
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Pedestrian dead after hit by cyclist on a boat ramp

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A MAN who was hit by a cyclist on a boat ramp in southern NSW has died in hospital.
His death takes the state's holiday road till to 18.
About 1am (AEDT) on Tuesday, a 20-year-old man was riding a mountain bike at speed down the Horseshoe Lagoon boat ramp at Moama, on the Murray River, when he hit a 21-year-old man.
Police said they believed the man had stepped into the cyclist's path.
He was knocked backwards and hit his head on the ground.
The man was taken to Echuca Hospital across the Victorian border for treatment and later transferred to The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, where he died late on Tuesday night.
The mountain bike rider was interviewed by police and released pending further inquiries.

Last updated: December 06, 2013
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Diamond Creek man seriously injured after being hit by bicycle at Moama


A PEDESTRIAN from Diamond Creek is in a critical condition in the Austin Hospital after being hit by a cyclist.
The 21-year-old man, who had been staying at Horseshoe Lagoon with friends, was near a boat ramp at Moama, near the Victorian border, about 1am today when the incident occurred.
The man was struck by a 20-year-old male cyclist, NSW police said in a statement.
The 21-year-old man fell backwards and struck his head on concrete, suffering significant injuries.
He was taken by NSW ambulance paramedics to Echuca Hospital in a critical condition, before being transferred to Austin Hospital in Melbourne.
Police have interviewed people who were at the scene.


http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/diamond-creek-man-seriously-injured-after-being-hit-by-bicycle-at-moama/story-e6frea6u-1225814377309





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