Lance Armstrong attending”Finish the Ride” event in Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Lance Armstrong is said to be coming to West Michigan to help honor the victims of the Kalamazoo tragedy last week.

FOX 17 has learned that Armstrong will be in Kalamazoo on Tuesday to participate in “Finish the Ride” event.

Paris, France: US Lance Armstrong rides during the 21st stage of the 92nd Tour de France cycling race between Corbeil-Essonnes and the Champs-Elysees in Paris, 24 July 2005. US Lance Armstrong secured his seventh Tour de France yellow jersey following the 21st and final stage of this year's race held over 144km between Corbeil-Essone and here Sunday.The 33-year-old Discovery Channel team rider finished the race with a 4min 40sec lead on Italian Ivan Basso with Germany's Jan Ullrich, the 1997 winner, finishing third on the podium at 6:21 behind Armstrong. AFP PHOTO JAVIER SORIANO (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

Paris, France: US Lance Armstrong rides during the 21st stage of the 92nd Tour de France cycling race between Corbeil-Essonnes and the Champs-Elysees in Paris, 24 July 2005.  (Photo credit:JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

Five people were killed and four others were injured on June 7 after a truck crashed into a group of bicyclists in Kalamazoo County.

The crash happened just before 7 p.m. in the 5500 block of N. Westnedge Avenue, according to Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Paul Matyas.

 

 

 

 

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