By Outer Banks Voice on May 20, 2022
UPDATE: On the afternoon of May 23, the Kitty Hawk Police Department provided additional details about the accident that took the life of a cyclist on May 20. The cyclist has been identified as Christine Quinn of Vermont and she was visiting the Outer Banks at the time of the accident. The driver of the vehicle did not sustain any injuries. The investigation into the accident is still ongoing.
On May 20th, at 12:36 pm, The Kitty Hawk Police Department investigated a vehicle crash involving a cyclist and a motor vehicle. The cyclist was traveling north in the center turn lane on N. Croatan Hwy, near W. Lillian Street. The vehicle was traveling south on N. Croatan Hwy. The cyclist made an unsafe movement which caused the unfortunate crash.
The cyclist was transported to the Outer Banks Vidant Hospital in Nags Head, where she succumbed to her injuries. The crash is still under investigation at this time. Impairment or speed was not determined to be a factor in the crash.
No further details are currently available.