19-year-old bicyclist killed in accident

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Submitted: Tue, 10/18/2011 - 3:38am
Updated: Tue, 10/18/2011 - 9:42am

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A bicyclist has died after running a red light and being struck by a minivan on Sunday evening.

The accident happened around 10 p.m. near Independence Boulevard and Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington. Police say the driver of the minivan, 19-year-old Mahmoud Rommouni, was traveling north on Independence Boulevard and had the right of way when he fatally struck 19-year-old Rudolph Warren, Junior.

Warren sustained a head injury and was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he died early Monday morning. Police say Warren was not wearing a helmet, and that the bicycle did not have visible lights.

Investigators determined the driver of the van was not at fault and will not face charges.

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5 Comments on "19-year-old bicyclist killed in accident"

2015 years 8 months ago

Yea he did go to New Hanover

2015 years 8 months ago

does anyone know if he went to hanover?

2015 years 8 months ago

NHHS has had a tough 12 months with cars and bicycles. 4 students killed in that time. Prayers go out to those families

2015 years 8 months ago

Our prayers go out to the family and friends of this young man.

kates warren
2015 years 8 months ago

It’s easy telling others to take courage and to pray we only learn how hard it is when our own pass away but one consolong thought remainst to cast out grief and fear god care for us and in his love he;s always very near, r.I.p Rudy Jr warren & latricia Ann Scott & black Anderson & miss always,and when I close my eyes I see you ,when I open my eyes I miss you? R.I.p Rudy
jr. Warren. Love my son miss you,