March 17, 2010. Bicycle racer Adam Little, 34, of Mount Pleasant, was killed by a driver while commuting. The accident happened on NC HWY 49 N in Concord at 7:30 am, it was daylight, clear and dry. The driver has been caught and is now charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, child restraint violation and failure to notify NCDMV of an address change. The report narrative from Officer HUBBARD of Concord police department, states: THE DRIVER OF VEHICLE 1 SIDE-SWIPED VEHICLE 2, WHEN A VEHICLE IN FRONT OF VEHICLE1 MOVED OVER TO PASS VEHICLE 2. The contributing circumstances for the driver are documented as “Failure to Reduce Speed” and “Inattention”.
Adam is survived by his wife and two children. Adam’s family and friends have my most sincere condolences.
Thanks to TL. Map location is approximate. I’ll update it when the police investigation is complete.