Ferndale Bicyclist Christine Seyl Killed in Collision with Car
FERNDALE, WA (June 22, 2020) – A 71-year-old woman died in a bicycle accident on Slater Road in Ferndale Thursday afternoon.
The authorities have identified the cyclist who died as Christine Seyl.
According to them, the Whatcom County Sheriff initially received a report about the accident at 2:24 p.m. At around 2:36 p.m., they requested the Washington State Patrol troopers to respond to the scene.
A WSP investigation revealed that a tan 2009 Honda Accord was headed east on Slater Road when Seyl, who rode a bicycle, came into the roadway in front of the car. The two vehicles collided, causing Seyl fatal injuries. She was wearing a helmet, the troopers said.
The woman driving the Honda did not have any injuries from the crash. She was identified as 70-year-old Debra Ludtke of Ferndale.
The officials had Slater Road closed while crews cleared up the scene. The roadway reopened at about 6:00 p.m.
Further investigation of the crash is underway.
The Sweet James team offers its deepest sympathies to the friends and family of Christine D. Seyl.
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