Sally Meyerhoff, a professional runner and triathlete from Arizona was killed Tuesday on a training ride when she collided with a pick-up truck. According to a press release from Maricopa County, prelimiary investigations show that she failed to yield at the intersection and collided with the pick-up truck. There were no indications of impairment of the driver of the pick-up truck.
Ms. Meyerhoff had won the Arizona Rock & Roll Marathon in her hometown, several NYRR races, and recently won the Rev3 Costa Rica Half Iron Tri. She was 27-years old. Our condolences go out to her friends and family.
Please ride carefully my friends.