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Please don't write to ask for "more information" about any of these cases(or cases not listed).We provide what we know; we're not intentionally withholdinginformation for some reason. Also, this table is woefully incompletebecause we didn't have the resources to find every case, or to findout all thedetails of the cases we do list back when we listed them, and nowwe're no longer updating this page at all.  More current casescan be seen at BeKind to Cyclists.

Rows marked ingreen above are the cases in which the the motorist was at fault, didn't try to flee, and received at least a traffic ticket, and in the case of a fatality, received a monetary fine or jail time.  Notice has few green rows there are.

Date Cyclist Fatality Who at fault Hit & Run Motorist penalty Driver was drinking Day / Night Lights at night Helmet
5-19-08

Bernie

no motorist no none ? day (day) ?
3-29-08

Carrie Miller

no motorist YES charged w/failure to stop & render aid ? ? ? ?
8-26-06

Arjun Khanna

YES motorist no charged w/intoxication manslaughter YES day (day) YES
5-21-06

Casey









4-22-06

Russ & John

no motorist no none (ran red light, didn't even get a ticket) no day (day) YES
4-19-06

Cedar Park woman, 49

no unknown no ? no day (day) YES
4-18-06

Gay Simmons-Posey

YES motorist YES ? ? day (day) YES
9-22-05

unknown

YES cyclist
(probably, b/c riding on sidewalk)
no ? no day (day) unknown
10-11-04

unknown

no motorist
(assumed, since hit & run)
YES none unknown night rear light, unknown about headlight no
Jan. 2004

Michael Passman

no motorist YES none unknown day (day) YES
1-4-04

Andy Whitelock

(cyclist was beaten and left for dead and doesn't remember incident)

10-21-03

Mathew Rodieck (sp?)

no motorist no ticket unknown day (day) unknown
7-23-03

unknown

no motorist YES none unknown day (day) no
12-3-02

Keith Vick

YES both no n/a no day (day) unknown
9-29-02

unidentified

YES unknown unknown none yet unknown unknown unknown unknown
9-23-02

Kelton Valdez

YES both no none no day (day) YES
4-21-02

Bill Moore

YES probably motorist, b/c hit & run YES none yet unknown night unknown unknown
10-29-01

Krishan Walters

YES neither no n/a no day (day) YES
6-16-01

Judy Monarch

no motorist YES none unknown ? unknown unknown
5-19-01

Debra Prokop

YES unknown no none unknown day (day) no
1-20-01

Ed Anderson

no motorist YES none, yet unknown night YES no
12-4-00

Edward Day

YES cyclist no n/a unknown night no unknown
11-14-00

Wm. Gardiner

YES City, b/c of roadway obstacle? n/a lawsuit against City n/a




10-31-00

Anneke Pfister

no motorist no none, yet unknown day (day) unknown
10-27-00

Michael Bluejay

no motorist YES Nothing, initially. See report unknown day (day) n/a (No injuries)
7-18-00

Matthew Bohr

YES unknown no none unknown day (day) no
7-17-00

Police Officer

no cyclist1 no n/a unknown day (day) unknown
6-28-00

Keith Hailey

no motorist YES none unknown night YES unknown
3-18-00

Michael Smith

YES unknown no none, yet unknown night unknown unknown
12-18-99

Jason Boardman
Cameron Cooper

no motorist no none fell asleep (Nyquil?) day (day) YES
12-17-99

Jay Williams

no motorist YES none yet 2 unknown night YES no
11-17-99

Dr. Lee Chilton

no motorist no traffic ticket unknown day (day) unknown
11-14-99

James A. Morgan

YES motorist YES 17 years unknown night unknown unknown
6-6-99

Janne Osborne

no motorist no none no day (day) n/a
3-19-99

Mark Bennett Brooks

no motorist YES none unknown day (day) YES
10-2-98

Ben Clough

YES motorist no community service YES night no no
7-4-98

David Moreno

YES motorist YES ??? YES night no no
4-6-98

John Howell

no motorist no traffic ticket no day (day) YES
3-98

Lance Armstrong

no motorist YES 10 years unknown day (day) unknown
1-98

Jennifer Schaeffer

no motorist YES none unknown day (day) unknown
6-14-97

Andrew Turner & Heather Sealey

YES Andrew motorist no none YES dusk no unknown
6-97

Pete Haney

no motorist YES none unknown night unknown no
11-24-96

William Sigtryggson

YES motorist YES 12 years YES night no no
10-96

Devorah Feldman

no motorist no none no day (day) YES
9-6-96

Tom Churchill

YES motorist no none YES night unknown (had a light, was it on?) YES
5-11-96

Robert Collins

YES motorist YES none unknown ? ? ?
1996

Thomas Linsley

(comatose) motorist YES none unknown night YES YES

Rows marked in green above are the cases in which the the motorist was at fault, didn't try to flee, and received at least a traffic ticket, and in the case of a fatality, received a monetary fine or jail time. Notice has few green rows there are.

We presume the motorist is at fault when it's a hit-and-run; they're certainly at-fault for not bothering to stop.

Notes: 1 If the motorist had been at fault for hitting the officer, he would have been charged with crimes up and down the street and it would be all over the police department's press release. But the police have been silent on the subject of fault, and that's telling. We're therefore confident that the officer/cyclist was at fault since the police didn't blame the motorist. 2 The police would not take action on this case until a City Councilmember asked the police chief why they hadn't done anything about it.

Please don't write to ask for "more information" about any of these cases (or cases not listed). We put everything we have time to find out on the site, so what you see is all we know.

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