PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a safety alert after a Massachusetts man is killed while riding his Cervelo Soloist Bicycle.
Officials believe a defect in the bike may be to blame for the death 58-year-old Gary Lanoue.
Lanoue was biking on Homestead Avenue near Allens Lane in Rehoboth back in April when he crashed.
An off-duty Rehoboth police officer found him, but it was too late. Gary was gone.
In the past few months, more than 10 bikes or bike components have been recalled, including Topeak baby seats - due to reports of near amputations that resulted in stitches and a crushed finger.
Trek FX and District Bikes have been recalled because of a defect with the seat, four people were injured including one that involved a chipped tooth.
Click here for a full list of bike recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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