Fatal incident 4 October 2015 Buttertubs Pass, Hawes, North Yorkshire

Last updated 20 October 2016
Approximate location
Buttertubs Pass, Hawes, North Yorkshire (show full map)
Casualties Patrick McDonough, 59 (fatality)
Time of incident 11:35am, 4 October 2015
Vehicles involved Pedal cycle
Incident factors None known
Police details North Yorkshire

In April 2016 a inquest heard that Patrick McDonough was cycling at 34mph on Buttertubs Pass when he fell from his bicycle, potentially in an attempt to avoid something such as a sheep. He suffered serious head injuries, despite wearing a helmet, from which passed away in hospital the following day.