Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Gill Saturday

Published: 7/23/2018 12:34:14 PM

GILL — A 57-year-old bicyclist died Sunday morning following a collision with a car Saturday, according to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office.

Michael Stennes, 57, of Elkins, West Virgina, was visiting the area this weekend, when he was hit by a car that was turning at the intersection of Main Road and Route 2, around 4 p.m.  He had been sent to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield with serious injuries. 

A 23-year-old Montague man was issued a citation by Gill Police for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure to yield and unlicensed operation.

The incident remains under investigation by Gill Police, Massachusetts State Police via the District Attorney’s Office and the State Police’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section. 

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