After spending nearly a decade as a reporter for The Indianapolis Star, Robert Annis finally broke free of the shackles of gainful employment to freelance full time as an outdoor travel journalist.
Survivors, their families, and community members recount the car crash that killed five cyclists and injured four more.
“This is one of the most fun things I’ve ever done,” Tyler Noe giddily told his riding partner nearly two hours into his first bike ride since he was a kid. The weather was perfect, the scenery beautiful, the traffic thin. The two heard a honk, then an engine revving. Moments later, a black Volvo slammed into Noe. That instant felt like an eternity.
“I closed my eyes,” Noe, 24, said. “I didn’t know if I’d ever open them again.”
Exactly one year to the day, the four survivors of the deadliest car-bike crash in modern American history completed their intended ride.
By Robert Annis. (Photo by Jeff Clark). Will Sherman was 10 minutes from his best result as an amateur mountain bike racer when his quads seized, causing him ......
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