Archive for the 'fatality' Category
Most readers of this blog know about young Jose Rincon, who was killed two years ago while riding his bike along the shoulder on Broadway.
His family has sued the City of Tucson and the driver, Glenda Rumsey. The trial is occurring now in Superior Court. If you want to go, the trial is [...]
This story is awful in every way. (Link to story on Drunkcyclist, not always completely SFW). See more about the memorial ride here, including lots of photos.
Ron K put this in the comments section and I thought it needed highlighting.
From the Yuma Sun:
No charges filed yet in cyclist’s death
November 26, 2009 9:45 PM
BY JAMES GILBERT, SUN STAFF WRITER
The case involving a woman whose car allegedly struck and killed a 37-year-old Yuma man two months ago has been referred back to the [...]
Folks, that is a photograph of seven year old Kylie Bruehler. She is at a funeral service to bury her parents, both of whom were killed last week when a driver veered onto the shoulder and drove his pickup truck into them.
They were riding together on a tandem.
The local news reports that [...]
From the Green Valley News
Driver in fatal crash is fined
Published: Saturday, September 26, 2009 12:14 PM MST
Green Valley News
The driver of a car that struck and killed a Green Valley cyclist Sept. 3 pleaded responsible to two traffic violations and paid $254 in fines.
David Armstrong, 76, of Green Valley, pleaded responsible to “overtaking bicycles — [...]
R.K. from Yuma just sent me this awful news from the The Yuma Sun about Doug Flynn, president of the Yuma Bike Club:
A 37-year-old Yuma man was killed Thursday morning when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle while he was riding with a group of other cyclists in Somerton.
Somerton police have identified the cyclist [...]
The Green Valley News has a quite good article on Jerome Featherman, who was killed by an inattentive motorist on September 3. It seems that Mr. Featherman was a skilled and cautious cyclist, but his care and skill was no match for the man who drifted into the bike lane and drove into him [...]Read More..>>
Several people have written me to say that the reporting on this story seems considerably better than the kinds of reporting we often get with cyclist fatalities. The reporter here makes a point of saying the motorist was driving in the bike lane and that Mr. Featherman was wearing safety equipment. Also, the [...]Read More..>>
From the AZ Daily Star:
Green Valley cyclist, 84 killed in vehicle collision
By Alexis Huicochea
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 09.03.2009
An 84-year-old bicyclist died this morning after he was struck by a car in Green Valley.
Jerome Featherman was riding south on North Desert Bell Drive, near West Calle de Oro, at 9:38 a.m. when a motorist [...]