By VeloNews Interactive
Nancy Brunner, a 45-year-old cyclist from Broomfield, Colorado, died Sunday morning from injuries sustained in an accident in a road race near Boulder, Colorado. According to police, Brunner lost control on a descent and crashed into a guardrail during the Carter Lake Road Race.
She was attended to by paramedics immediately after the crash, but died from head and neck trauma.
Andrew Rosen, chief referee of the Carter Lake race, told the Fort Collins Coloradoan newspaper that it was the first death from an accident in a Colorado road race that he was aware of.
Brunner, a member of the Home Team Race Team, was a former age group champion in Colorado.