Bicyclist Killed In Pamlico County Accident

A Pamlico County bicyclist is dead after troopers say he was hit on Highway 55 Tuesday night.

The accident happened around 6:45 p.m. on Highway 55 near Keystown Road.

Troopers say 53-year-old Alvin Powell was killed as he was crossing the highway on his bike. The Highway Patrol says no charges will be brought against the driver of the vehicle.


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  • by m Location: pamlico on Dec 6, 2009 at 06:52 AM
    My heart goes out to the family of Mr. Powell. May the words of friends and well meaning people bring some comfort to you during this terrible time of loss.
  • by Isabel Location: Pamlico on Dec 3, 2009 at 06:49 AM
    Rest In Peace my Brother in Christ.
  • by poor guy on Dec 2, 2009 at 07:22 PM
    hey bicyclists, remember, your skin is what is between you and the road--be extra careful when riding in the dark. its hard to see you, and you wouldnt have a chance. im so sorry for this guys family. please be sure to wear reflective clothing if you are walking or riding in the dark. i would be so devastated if i ever hit someone because i didnt see them!
  • by J. Location: Greenville on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:50 AM
    From one cyclist to another... Rest in Peace.
  • by Antwana Powell on Dec 2, 2009 at 09:56 AM
    We love you uncle Alvin
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