Fishbein was competing within the 4,300-mile Trans Am Bike Race, which started June 3 in Yorktown, Virginia. It’s to finish in Astoria, Or.
The Kansas Highway Patrol states 61-year-old Eric Fishbein, of San Luis Obispo, California, was wiped out Saturday night. The patrol states inside a crash are convinced that a vehicle hit the bicyclist from behind on Kansas 96 locally of Marienthal, about eight miles east of Leoti. The little town is close to the state’s western border with Colorado.
Fishbein’s last Gps navigation position: Westbound Kansas 96, just beyond the Third Street turnoff to Marienthal.
The patrol states the car’s 25-year-old driver along with a 27-year-old passenger were come to a medical facility with possible injuries. A Couple-year-old boy also is at the vehicle, but wasn’t hurt.
LEOTI, Kan. (AP) — A person has struck and wiped out a California man because he biked across Kansas throughout a mix-country race.