BOULDER, Colo. - World-class Boulder cyclist Amy Dombroski was killed Thursday when she was hit by a truck while training in Europe, according to a statement released by her Belgium-based team, Telenet-Fidea.
Dombroski, a cyclocross racer, was speed training behind a scooter when a truck hit her bike near the town of Sint-Katelijne-Waver in Belgium, Telenet-Fidea said on its website. The scooter rider escaped unharmed.
"USA Cycling is extremely saddened to hear of the tragic passing of Amy Dombroski & extends its heartfelt condolences to the Dombroski family," USA Cycling said via Twitter.
The 26-year-old Dombroski grew up in Jericho, Vt., but has lived and trained in Boulder since last year.
Dombroski joined the Belgian cyclocross team in 2012. She won three under-23 cyclocross national titles, and also won road and mountain bike titles, the Boulder Daily Camera reported. She was a member of several U.S. cyclocross world championship teams.
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