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Published July 29 2010

Fargo bicyclist dies in hospital from injuries

A 31-year-old Fargo bicyclist injured Monday night after colliding with a vehicle in Moorhead has died.

Kristopher Close died Wednesday in Fargo’s Innovis Health, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed.

Friends and family remembered Close as a loving father, friend and uncle Wednesday on a Facebook page titled “In Loving Memory of Kristopher Close.”

Close was eastbound on 24th Avenue South when he collided about 6:48 p.m. Monday with a vehicle driven by 52-year-old Daree Pabody of Moorhead, who was northbound on Eighth Street.

Pabody appeared uninjured in the accident and refused medical treatment at the scene, according to a police news release.

Close was transported to Innovis Health by ambulance.