Lance Armstrong attending”Finish the Ride” event in Kalamazoo

Posted at 11:23 PM, Jun 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-12 08:40:42-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Lance Armstrong is said to be coming to West Michigan to help honor the victims of the Kalamazoo tragedy last week.

FOX 17 has learned that Armstrong will be in Kalamazoo on Tuesday to participate in “Finish the Ride” event.

Paris, France: US Lance Armstrong rides during the 21st stage of the 92nd Tour de France cycling race between Corbeil-Essonnes and the Champs-Elysees in Paris, 24 July 2005.  (Photo credit:JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

Five people were killed and four others were injured on June 7 after a truck crashed into a group of bicyclists in Kalamazoo County.

The crash happened just before 7 p.m. in the 5500 block of N. Westnedge Avenue, according to Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Paul Matyas.