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A man on a bicycle was struck and killed by a driver of a trash truck around 10AM Christmas Eve on the 700 Block of East Market St in West Goshen Township near the West Chester border. West Goshen Police have not published details of the crash or the name of the victim, but they are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact Police at 610.696.7400

Google Street View of the crash site at East Market and Bolmar St in West Goshen Township

Google Street View of the crash site at East Market and Bolmar St in West Goshen Township.








Update – The victim has been identified as Michael Andrew Sloan 64 of West Chester who commuted by bike to his job at Acme in West Goshen. His obituary is here.

On behalf of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, we offer our deepest condolences to his friends and family.

John Boyle


John has been a commuting cyclist for more than 20 years. In 1994 he began working as a volunteer for the Bicycle Coalition of the Delaware Valley after attending a volunteer night, and later served as a board member in 1997-98. In 1999 John left Philadelphia for Charlottesville, VA, where he helped establish the Alliance for Community Choice in Transportation (ACCT), a bicycle and walking advocacy group.

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