Bicyclist killed in traffic accident - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Bicyclist killed in traffic accident

Aaron Ross Aaron Ross
SWISHER COUNTY, TX (KCBD) -

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a 20-year-old Wayland Baptist University student who was killed in a traffic accident Sunday.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says Aaron Ross of Tulia was riding his bicycle northbound on the outside lane of US 87 just south of CR 8, 6 miles south of Tulia at 3:47p.m.

A 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche driven by Adeline Chapa Cruz of Tulia then struck Ross from behind. He was wearing a helmet. Ross was airlifted to Covenant Hospital in Lubbock. Shortly after he was pronounced dead at 7:07 p.m.

DPS says no charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

Wayland Baptist will hold a memorial service for Ross during their weekly chapel service at 11 a.m. in the Harral Memorial Auditorium Wednesday.

The university president Dr. Paul Armes released a statement, "The Ross family is a very special part of Wayland Baptist University. We are deeply saddened and grieved by Aaron's loss. He was a fine young man who was known and loved by many at our school. The prayers and thoughts of the entire university are extended to his wonderful family".

Ross majored in molecular biology at Wayland in PLainview. His twin brother Jarrett is also a student at Wayland.

Funeral services are pending with Kornerstone Funeral Directors in Tulia.

Copyright 2011 KCBD NewsChannel 11.


 

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Trump chastises NATO, vows to crackdown on leaks

    Trump chastises NATO, vows to crackdown on leaks

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:19:06 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:19:06 GMT

    President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.

    President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.

  • Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

    Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:18:54 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:18:54 GMT

    Three weeks after the House narrowly approved the measure with GOP-only votes and after several embarrassing setbacks, Republican senators said they'd move in their own direction and dismissed the report's impact.

    Three weeks after the House narrowly approved the measure with GOP-only votes and after several embarrassing setbacks, Republican senators said they'd move in their own direction and dismissed the report's impact.

  • UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

    UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:18:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:18:12 GMT

    With Britain's terrorism threat level at "critical," meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are racing to uncover the network around the suicide bomber.

    With Britain's terrorism threat level at "critical," meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are racing to uncover the network around the suicide bomber.

Powered by Frankly