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Police release Wednesday’s fatality details

By Bill Hankins
The Paris News
Published April 22, 2010

Paris Police Department investigators have released the names of the persons involved in the fatal traffic accident Wednesday on Bonham Street.

The accident involved an automobile and a man on a bicycle.

Richard Davenport, 78, of Paris died of injuries sustained in the collision shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of Bonham Street. Davenport was struck by another vehicle as he was riding his bicycle.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Alfred Zermeno of the Lamar County area.

Investigators said the circumstances surrounding the cause of the accident are still under investigation.

The vehicle and the bicycle were both eastbound on Bonham when the man on the bicycle apparently turned in front of the car.

Davenport was pronounced dead at the scene.

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