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Man Dies After Crashing at Redmond Cycling Club's Ride Around Rainier Event

Steve Albers, a Tacoma businessman, died from injuries sustained in the club's annual Ride Around Mount Rainier in One Day (RAMROD) ride.

A 60-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in a crash during a Redmond Cycling Club event, reports Seattle Bike Blog.

Steve Albers, a Tacoma insurance company president, died after crashing last Thursday during the club's annual Ride Around Mount Rainier in One Day (RAMROD) event. The challenging 152-mile ride features 10,000 feet of climbing and descending, according to Seattle Bike Blog.

Redmond Cycling Club posted the following note on its website:

It is with sadness that we share the news that Steve Albers, a Northwest resident and RAMROD 2012 participant, passed away from injuries he sustained in a single bike accident during the descent from Inspiration Point to Box Canyon during the event.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Albers family and friends. 

Click here to read a Tacoma News Tribune story with more information about Albers and the ride.

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