New Bern woman killed while riding bicycle

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NEW BERN, Craven County - An investigation is underway in the death of a bicyclist hit and killed over the weekend.

According to NC Highway Patrol troopers, Susan Hamilton, 67, of New Bern was riding her bike on Wyse Fork Road on Sunday before 6:00 p.m. when she was hit.

Troopers say the driver Michael Gardner failed to reduce speed and collided with the rear of Hamilton's bike. No charges have been filed.

Atomic Cycles Bicycle Shop in New Bern honored Hamilton with a "Ride of Silence" on Thursday. Click below to watch a video of the event.

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