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Cyclist dies from injuries suffered in crash

Aspen Times Staff

An Aspen man injured while bicycling in the Castle Creek Valley last week died Friday at a Grand Junction hospital.

Richard Timmer, 40, had been in critical condition after hitting a pine tree Wednesday evening. The accident occurred about eight miles up Castle Creek Road. A passing motorist spotted Timmer and he was taken to Aspen Valley Hospital, then airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital. Police said he was not wearing a helmet.

Bicycling was “one of the things he loved,” said his family in an obituary. His obituary appears elsewhere on this Website.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Crepps, two stepchildren and his parents, Richard F. Timmer III and Nancy Lee Puffer Timmer.


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