According to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report, 61-year-old Eric Fishbein of San Luis Obispo was killed after being hit by a car in Southwest Kansas on Saturday.
The crash report says a Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on K-96 when it hit Fishbein from behind. Fishbein was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fishbein was participating in the Trans Am Bike Race, a cross county race that begins in Astoria, Oregon and concludes in Yorktown, Virginia.
The Trans Am Bike Race released a statement on their Facebook page offering condolences to the family and friends of Fishbein.
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