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Wheels of Justice Turn in Kansas City

News from Let’s Go KC about the status of some ongoing cases where bicyclists and pedestrians were killed on Kansas City streets:

Robert Osborn – shot and killed while bicycling home from work in November 2005. Confessed killer Fabian Brown will be sentenced on Monday, November 17th. Read more at KCBike.Info.

Angel M. Cameron – hit and killed while walking across the Heart of America Bridge over the Missouri River. The motorist fled the scene but today the KC Star reports that Trevor A. Souther has been captured and charged with leaving the scene of an accident. So far there is no manslaughter charge in Cameron’s death. Read more in the KC Star.

Daniel Riemann – killed by a hit-and-run driver on Mothers Day 2008. Curtis W. Mertensmeyer was ultimately identified by the passengers in his car. This week he pled guilty to first degreet involuntary manslaughter and will be sentenced on February 13th, 2009. Until then Mertensmeyer is under house arrest at his parent’s Mission Hills house. Read more in the KC Star.

Meanwhile, justice has yet to be served for James Green, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver on November 14th. He was crossing the street with his fiance, in a crosswalk, 39th and 71 Hwy. As of this time police are still searching for suspects in Green’s killing. More from KCTV-5.

Thanks for the updates!

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By Randy Rasa, editor/webmaster at Kansas Cyclist, the web's premier Kansas cycling information site, featuring authoritative guides to Kansas cycling clubs, bike shops, organized bike rides, touring, trails, and much more. [learn more]

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