Tag: hit-and-run

Memorial Ride Planned Monday Night for Aaron Laciny, Cyclist Killed in June Hit-and-Run

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Aaron Laciny, photo via Hopkins Hub

Baltimore cyclists are gathering and riding through the city tonight in memory of 20-year-old Aaron Laciny, starting near the very spot where he was killed late last month.

Family, Friends and Colleagues Mourn Cyclist Killed in Hit and Run on Charles Street

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Aaron Laciny, photo via Hopkins Hub

As police continue to investigate the fatal hit-and-run crash that took 20-year-old Aaron Laciny’s life on Monday evening, his family and peers have been sharing kind words about the late researcher, cyclist and outdoors enthusiast.

Families of Hit-and-Run Victims Seek to Change Florida Law

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Peter Tragos is a Florida based attorney who specializes in criminal, personal injury, and medical malpractice.

According to statistics from Florida Highway Patrol, there were 99,000 hit-and-run crashes in the state last year, compared to 92,632 the previous year.

With Heather Cook’s First Parole Hearing Approaching, a Letter-Writing Effort Aims to Keep Her in Prison

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Heather Cook

Baltimoreans are reacting with surprise and anger to the possibility that former Episcopal Bishop Heather Cook may be released from prison this spring, less than two years after she received a seven-year sentence for a drunk-driving hit-and-run accident that killed a Baltimore cyclist and father of two.

City Employee Charged with Hit-and-Run Death of Cyclist

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Last week, 54-year-old Ralph Myron Roane of Dundalk was riding a bike a couple blocks south of Collington Square Park when he was struck and killed by a truck. The driver fled the scene.

‘Not Your Fault’: Top Episcopal Bishop Reflects on Heather Cook’s Hit-and-Run Crash

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Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton (holycovenant.org)
Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton (holycovenant.org)

“There are still too many questions for which there are no easy answers, and we are filled with anger, bitterness, pain and tears,” Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton wrote in a pastoral letter released Tuesday.

Sutton, the leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, used the letter to reflect on the alleged Dec. 27 hit-and-run crash that killed cyclist Thomas Palermo on Roland Ave. He addresses the circumstances surrounding Heather Cook, the diocese’s Bishop Suffragan, who is currently in jail on charges of vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene, as well as being drunk and texting while driving.

Bishop Heather Cook to Remain in Jail on $2.5M Bail

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Heather Cook booking photo (BCDC)
Heather Cook booking photo (BCPD)

Episcopal Bishop Heather Cook spent the weekend in jail after being charged in connection with the hit-and-run crash that killed bicyclist Thomas Palermo. On Monday, a judge ruled Cook would remain in custody because she is a flight risk, according to the AP.

Update on Roland Park Hit-and-Run

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Image via WBAL
Image via WBAL

On Saturday afternoon, a hit-and-run claimed the life of Tom Palermo, a father, husband, and treasured member of the local bike community. Here’s what we know so far:

Towson University Copes With Two Student Deaths in One Day

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Ryan Bailey was a 20-year old lacrosse player and accounting major from Seaford, New York; Tim Coyer was a 27-year old veteran who returned after two tours in Iraq hoping to get a degree in business administration. Both were juniors at Towson University, and both died on campus on Saturday, March 31 in two separate incidents.

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