Bicyclist dies from injuries after being struck by car in Gill

Recorder Staff
Published: 7/23/2018 12:50:10 PM

GILL — A 57-year-old bicyclist from West Virginia died Sunday morning after being hit by a car on Saturday, according to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office.

Michael Stennes, 57, of Elkins, W.Va., was visiting the area this weekend, police said, when he was struck 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.

This story may be updated.


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