Former Amazon CFO Struck and Killed in Bike Accident

Was hit by minivan

Sep 19, 2013
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Joy Covey, the former CFO of Amazon and recently the Treasurer at the Natural Resources Defense Council, was struck and killed by a vehicle in San Mateo County on Thursday. She was 50 years old and is survived by an 8-year-old son.

According to preliminary reports, Covey was traveling north on Skyline Boulevard when the 22-year-old driver of a minivan turn left into her path. Covey was moving downhill at the time and collided with the vehicle.

Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene. According to the California Highway Patrol, she was wearing a helmet.

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