March 5, 2024

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Trevor Hyman, a 73-year-old resident of Alice Springs, tragically died in a motorcycle accident on Flinders Ranges Way in South Australia. The incident, which involved a collision with a kangaroo and a tree, has led to an outpouring of tributes, celebrating Hyman as a true ‘legend’ of his community.

Incident Details
The accident occurred 40km north of Hawker at about 9:30 am on Sunday, when Hyman’s motorcycle struck a kangaroo and subsequently a tree, resulting in his instant death at the scene. This tragic event has resonated deeply within the Northern Territory and South Australian communities, sparking reflections on his life and the circumstances of his untimely passing.

Tributes and Memories
Hyman’s daughter, Kylie, shared a heartfelt tribute on social media, describing her father as a larrikin, hero, and someone who died doing what he loved. The post has since garnered numerous responses from friends and family members, all echoing the sentiment of loss and remembrance for a man who touched many lives with his spirit and kindness.

Community Impact
The loss of Hyman has been felt deeply by the Alice Springs and broader South Australian community, with many sharing stories and memories of his generosity and vibrant personality. His death marks a significant loss, not only to his family but also to those who knew him as a friend and community member.

As plans are made to celebrate Trevor Hyman’s life and legacy, his story stands as a poignant reminder of the risks on the road, particularly for motorcyclists, and the impact one individual can have on a community. Hyman’s memory lives on in the hearts of those he touched, serving as a testament to a life lived with passion and joy.