31 year-old Australian Saul Pasque has been killed in an accident in Geelong, Victoria on the evening of Tuesday, January 18. He was out on a training ride at Ceres going up a hill when he was hit by a ute from behind. He suffered severe head injuries and died shortly afterwards in hospital.
Pasque, from Camperdown, Victoria, was the president of the Camperdown cycling club president for the past four years, and had ridden in Europe for a several seasons. He also rode in the Herald Sun Tour. From all reports, he had many friends in the cycling world in Victoria, and his death will be a huge loss for those that knew him.