Bicyclist killed in Henderson Co. crash

From: Hendersonville Times-News

A bicyclist died Friday after being struck by a car on Howard Gap Road in Henderson County.

According to our coverage partner, Hendersonville Times-News reports that 71-year-old Paul Brent Yingling of Fletcher was killed when he turned off of Whispering Hills Drive onto Howard Gap Road into the path of a Jeep Wrangler.

According to North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Yingling was taken to a local hospital where he died about 20 minutes later from a head injury.

The driver of the Jeep was not injured in the crash.

Yingling was wearing a helmet and no charges will be filed.

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