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Patrol says distracted driving likely led to fatal

The accident killed 50-year-old David Hawkinson, of West Fargo.

The Associated Press

6/23/2014

GRANDIN, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says distracted driving likely contributed to a crash that killed a man who was riding his bicycle.

The accident killed 50-year-old David Hawkinson, of West Fargo.

The patrol says Hawkinson was riding his bike on Highway 81 north of Grandin Saturday morning when a pickup came up from behind at a "higher rate of speed" and hit him.

Hawkinson was thrown from the bike.

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