About David Hawkinson
Date of Birth: 07/16/1963
Hometown: Fargo, ND
Dave's greatest joy in life involved spending time with his children and grandchildren, being the best grandpa he could be. He also shared the passion for running and triathlon with his wife, Amy. He ran 7 marathons including the Boston Marathon in 2011, as well as numerous other races. Dave's loving and caring personality was evident by anyone who crossed his path. His precise attention to detail and his relentless pursuit of excellence was evident in the success he had in all phases of his life. Dave had a smile that could brighten any room and a laugh that will never be forgotten by those that he knew and loved.
Crash Date: 06/21/2014
Crash Location: Grandin, ND
Contributing Factors in Crash: Bicyclist, Hit by a distracted driver
Dave was struck from behind and killed while biking by a distracted driver who was texting on Highway 81 north of Grandin, ND the morning of June 21, 2014. Dave was on the home stretch of a 100 mile training ride in preparation for the Boulder IRONMAN Triathlon in August.
We would like to note when David’s story occurs in the OTL: Deadly Distraction video which is at 5:32-10:00 and 11:04 – 11:50.
Outside the Lines is courtesy of ESPN: http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=14335488
Forever in our hearts!
Stop texting and driving!
- Julie Wilson