Death of endurance racer Mike Hall branded 'avoidable' by coroner

The coroner said the incident should act as a catalyst for better road safety rules

Mike Hall died after being hit by a car in Australia (Picture Kinesis)

A coroner's report states that the death of British endurance racer Mike Hall was "avoidable."

The 35-year-old died almost instantly when he was hit by a car near Canberra, Australia.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.