Town enforces 60-day e-bike ban after fatal collision involving a bicyclist and a child on e-bike

The trial period may pave the path toward a permanent e-bike ban

A fallen bicycle
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Community leaders in a Florida municipality have approved a 60-day ban on e-bikes following a tragic collision resulting in the death of a 66-year-old bicyclist.

Local news outlets report that the fatal crash occurred at approximately 7:05 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, in the town of Key Biscayne, where a bicyclist collided with a 12-year-old boy riding an e-bike. While the boy sustained minor injuries, the bicyclist, later identified as Megan Andrews, was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

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