Bob Pfarr Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Highland Village

A bicyclist was struck and killed by an SUV Monday afternoon on FM 2499.

According to Highland Village police, an SUV and a bicycle were both heading south in the right lane of FM 2499 just north of Harlington Drive when the crash happened at about 4 p.m. Monday.

The 64-year-old bicyclist from Denton, Bob Pfarr, was flown by CareFlite medical helicopter to Medical Center of Plano where he eventually succumbed to his injuries Tuesday morning.

The 19-year-old female driver from Highland Village was uninjured.

Pfarr was a devoted cyclist. His father was an Olympian bike racer and was inducted into the Bicycling Hall of Fame in 2006.

Investigation continues on the deadly accident.