Durham man dies after car door-bike collisionSTAFF REPORT
August 19. 2014 10:05PM
DURHAM — A local man died Sunday of injuries he suffered when his bicycle hit a car door, police said.
John Kavanagh, 58, was biking east on Main Street shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday when Zachary A. Field, 24, of Durham, “opened the driver side door of his legally parked” car, police said in a release. Kavanagh, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the bicycle, police said.
He was taken to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, where he died Sunday evening, police said.