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Students on bikes end their cross-country trip due to an accident in Norman


Students cycling across the country for six weeks ended their trip after three due to a tragic accident in Norman. The organization, called Overland Summers, told KOCO 5 that the person killed along Highway 9 near Morning Glory Drive last Friday was a high school student. The group has since released a message saying the student fell off his bike and was hit by a car going in the same direction. The group said no one else was hurt and they had bereavement counselors available almost immediately until the families of other students traveled. could get to Norman and go home. Police in Normandy have yet to issue a report, they said the investigation is active and they do not expect any arrests. The group said they were not traveling in the dark and thank Oklahoma first responders for their assistance and care.

Students cycling across the country for six weeks ended their journey after three due to a tragic accident in Norman.

The organization, called Overland Summers, told KOCO 5 that the person killed along Highway 9 near Morning Glory Drive last Friday was a high school student. The group has since released a message saying the student fell off his bike and was hit by a car going in the same direction.

The group said no one else was hurt and they had bereavement counselors available almost immediately until the families of other traveling students can get to Norman and return home.

Police in Normandy have yet to issue a report, they said the investigation was active and they did not expect any arrests. The group said they were not traveling in the dark and thank Oklahoma first responders for their assistance and care.


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