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Baltimore Cyclist Killed on Cross-Country Charity Ride

Photo of Jamie Roberts via 4kforcancer.org
Photo of Jamie Roberts via 4kforcancer.org

The 4K for Cancer ride is an amazing feat: groups of college students and other young adults pledge to bike across the country and raise money for cancer research through their efforts. Last year, 127 brave participants traveled across America, raising nearly $775,000 in the process.

Twenty-four year old Baltimorean Jamie Roberts, a graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, was partway through a ride from Baltimore to Portland, Oregon when she was struck and killed by a truck in Kentucky. Another rider was injured, but is expected to survive.