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Second Bicyclist Killed While Riding On Natchez Trace Parkway

October 10, 2009

Natchez Trace Parkway, Mississippi - David Allison, 48, was biking south on Natchez Trace late on the morning of October 9th when he was struck from behind by a southbound Ford Escape.

National Park Service Rangers from the Tupelo District, county deputies and EMS personnel responded to the accident near mile marker 208. Allison was unconscious and unresponsive and they were unable to revive him. 

It appears the driver of the Ford Escape was trying to pass him when the accident occurred.

On April 22nd, 51-year-old cyclist Esther Hagemen of the Netherlands was hit and killed while riding her bike south near mile marker 231 in Chickasaw County. Hagemen was also hit from behind and died at the scene.



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