COLLEGE STATION, TX (09/08/2016) — Alannah Ritch died after her bicycle was struck by a garbage truck on Thursday morning.
According to authorities, 21-year-old Alannah Rose Ritch (of San Marcos) was killed in an auto-bicycle accident that occurred in the 300 block of Ayrshire Street (near Angus Street) in College Station, Texas.
Investigators reported that at around 11:00 a.m., Ritch was riding down Ayrshire when a garbage truck (a City of College Station sanitation truck) struck her bicycle and ran her over. She did not survive the crash.
“Our College Station Police Department Crime Scene Unit and our Traffic Division have come out to conduct the investigation. It is very early in that investigation and we don’t have the details of how the accident occurred,” said Lt. Steve Brock of the College Station Police Department.
Officials are working to determine a cause for this accident, and we will offer additional information as police provide it. However, we would like to extend our condolences to those affect by this tragic, fatal crash.