Cyclist Dies On Day 3 Of Ride The Rockies

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Ride The Rockies (File photo credit: CBS)

Ride The Rockies (File photo credit: CBS)

BUENA VISTA, Colo. (CBS4) – A cyclist in Ride The Rockies has died after a crash on the road.

Jim Deblois, 67, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., fell and hurt his head on Monday while coming down Tennessee Pass. The accident happened along Highway 24 on the route between Buena Vista and Edwards.

Deblois’ wife was riding ahead of him and no one apparently saw him go down.

Tuesday is Day 4 of the ride. The route on Tuesday runs 80 miles — from Edwards to Steamboat Springs.

LINK: Ride The Rockies

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