Athens bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle


ATHENS – A bicyclist was killed today, Aug. 6, after being struck by a vehicle in Limestone County, according to a statement from Alabama State Troopers.

Evaristo Ocampo, 66, of Athens was killed when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a 2001 Ford driven by Jacob Lewis, 30, also of Athens.

Troopers said Ocampo was pronounced dead at the scene. Lewis was not injured.

The crash occurred at 8:10 a.m. Sunday morning on Alabama 127, 1 mile north of Athens.

Nothing further is available as Troopers continue to investigate.

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