August 20, 2009 – Richard L. Campbell, 69 of Marshfield, Massachusetts, has died as a result of serious personal injuries sustained when he was hit by a car while riding his bike. The accident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday on Dyke Road in Marshfield near the Green Harbor Yacht Club. The driver, who’s name has yet to be released, has been identified as a woman in her 20s.
Campbell was rushed from the scene to Massachusetts General Hospital on a medical helicopter. He was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital.
Police have confirmed that Campbell was not wearing a helmet and that he was struck in the middle of the road
The driver stopped and was talking to police after the accident. The car’s windshield was shattered and the bike was badly damaged.
The cause of the accident is unclear at this time and no criminal charges have been filed against the driver. The accident remains under investigation.
Source: The Patriot Ledger