THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police say a Trinity man died in a bicycle crash Thursday evening in Thomasville.
Leroy D. Lerch was found unresponsive by police who responded to the crash around 5 p.m. at 1347 Unity St.
Police believe Lerch was riding his bicycle south on Unity Street when he traveled off the right side of the road and struck a concrete pipe inside a ditch.
Thomasville police are investigating the accident. No other details were provided.
Amy Coleman said she Lerch was a volunteer with the Boy Scouts and the Red Cross.
“He wasn’t just some guy riding a bike,” she said. “He was a remarkable person.”