Alexander County Fatal Bicycle Accident Victim Identified

The man killed in a weekend accident involving a bicycle on Route 3 in Alexander County has been identified. According to a report from KFVS, family members identified the man as Jarod Schumaker of Olive Branch. The accident happened when Schumaker lost control of his bicycle on route 3 about 3 miles south of Route 127 after being hit by the side mirror of a vehicle passing him, which caused him to be hit by another vehicle following the car that hit him. According to the County Coroner’s office, Schumaker was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle that hit Schumaker was ticketed with improper overtaking of a bicycle.