Drunk driver who killed cyclist faces 2nd degree manslaughter charges

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  1. Webley

    And we all think “bike lane” would have saved him? NO WAY it would.. Bike lane is nothing but a false safety for bikers, lane or no later, especially if it is a “shared lane” like the joke they have on 48th street, I’d say it’s better we have no lanes at all.

    make an ACTUAL bike lane between the parked cars AND sidewalk, then it will be OK. Otherwise, NO TO BIKE LANES polluting and cramping our streets.

    Oh the report of weed showing up at the end is very funny.. It should be mentioned first, he was HIGH ON WEED and crashed his vehicle. Case closed.

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  2. Rick Duro

    umm…..what about the strong odor of alcohol?! He was DRUNK

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  3. SuperWittySmitty

    Hey Webley,

    I ride my bike all the time, I wear a helmet and use the bike lanes, and I obey the traffic laws. Do us a favor and learn how to share – there’s enough room for everyone.

    Bike lanes, like many of the lines painted on the street, and not meant to protect but to guide traffic. That double yellow line in the middle of the street is not there to protect me from the drunk that’s headed in my direction, but to delineate space to help keep traffic orderly.

    (PS I think, based on what I read, was that “weed” played a minimal role in this story. It’s certainly worth mentioning, but the fact that this guy was drunk is what really matters. I wonder where he was coming from? A bar?)

    Smitty

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  4. Roger_the_Shrubber

    I have zero sympathy for drunk drivers. The ones that kill should spend the rest of their lives doing hard labor.

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  5. Craic Dealer

    Can someone explain why the neighborhood smelled like burning plastic tonight???

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  6. Atom

    As a driver in NYC, I very much appreciate bike lanes and the cyclists who use them. It defines clear boundaries and helps to always remind me to look in my review mirrors when turning. Further, it keeps cyclists in a certain area, letting me know where to look for them.

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  7. SuperWittySmitty

    Thanks, Atom. My experiences on the roads around here have been positive and I’m happy to cooperate with others on the road, especially truck drivers!

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  8. Noticed the burning smell too

    I noticed the burning smell Monday evening too.

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