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List of famous people who died in bike accidents, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died in bike accidents are listed alphabetically and include the famous bike accident victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Andrei Kivilev and Giovanni Monseré. These notable bike accident deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has bike accident as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (7 People)
Audrey Lindvall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bike Accidents
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The former face of Coach and Ann Taylor, American model Audrey Lindvall died in 2006 while on a bike ride with her friend in Missouri. She accidentally ran into a curb next to a convenience store when she was thrown under the wheels of a moving gas tanker truck. She was 23 years old. 

Audrey Kathryn Lindvall was an American model. She was the sister of supermodel Angela Lindvall, and the former face of Coach and Ann Taylor. ...more

Age: Died at 24 (1982-2006)

Birthplace: Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States of America

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Fabio Casartelli is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bike Accidents
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Fabio Casartelli was an Italian gold medalist and cyclist who died while in the 15th stage of the Tour de France in 1995. He, along with several other cyclists, crashed while descending on the Col de Portet d'Aspet. He hit his head on concrete blocks and was helicoptered to a hospital, but was confirmed dead before getting there. He was not wearing a helmet, and doctors concluded that he could have been saved had he been wearing one. 

Fabio Casartelli was an Italian cyclist and an Olympic gold medalist who died in a crash on the descent of the Col de Portet d'Aspet, France, during the 15th stage of the 1995 Tour de France. He was born in Como, Italy. ...more

Age: Died at 25 (1970-1995)

Birthplace: Como, Italy

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Andrey Kivilev is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bike Accidents
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Andrey Kivilev was a Kazakhstan cyclist who died during the Paris-Nice race when he collided with two other competitors and fell. The other competitors only sustained minor injuries, but Kivilev suffered from serious head injuries, falling into a coma immediately, as well as having two broken ribs. He died later that night in 2003. He was not wearing a helmet. 

Andrei Kivilev was a professional road bicycle racer from Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan. In March 2003, he fell heavily during the Paris–Nice race and subsequently died of his injuries. His death was the trigger for the UCI to implement the compulsory wearing of helmets in all endorsed races. ...more

Age: Died at 30 (1973-2003)

Birthplace: Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan

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Isaac Gálvez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bike Accidents
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Isaac Gálvez, a spanish road racer, was competing in the 2006 Six Days of Ghent in Belgium when he collided with Dimitri De Fauw and crashed into the railing. He died later from internal bleeding. 

Isaac Gálvez López was a Spanish track and road racing cyclist who rode for Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears in the UCI ProTour. He died during the Six Days of Ghent cycling event in Belgium after colliding with Dimitri De Fauw and crashing against the railing. He died from internal bleeding. At the time of the accident he had only been married for three weeks. After this, De Fauw suffered from depression and he committed suicide on November 6, 2009. After the second stage of the 2007 edition of the Vuelta a Murcia was cancelled due to strong winds, the organisers dedicated the day's prizes to Gálvez in his memory. Gálvez's sister Débora Gálvez is also a racing cyclist. ...more

Age: Died at 31 (1975-2006)

Birthplace: Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain

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