Monday, January 14, 2008

Bike Safety in East Nashville

East Nashville-based organization Walk/Bike Nashville will hold a bike safety clinic Jan. 19 in response to the death of Trenton Watson, who died Monday morning. Trenton was hit by a car after darting into traffic on his bike.

The organization issued the following statement:
Walk/Bike Nashville would like to extend condolences to the family of Trenton Watson. We are saddened by the bicycle incident on January 7, 2008 that took such a promising young person from our community. In response, Walk/Bike Nashville, in coordination with the East Nashville community will offer a bicycle safety clinic on Saturday, January 19th. Parents and children are welcome and encouraged to participate. The first 50 children to arrive will receive a free bicycle helmet.

For more information, contact director Shannon Hornsby at 585-2014.