Bicyclist charged with manslaughter


Turbo Monkey
May 11, 2002
suburban hell
Sep 11, 1:24 PM EDT
Cyclist charged with manslaughter after hitting, killing pedestrian
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- A bicyclist has been charged with manslaughter after he struck and killed a pedestrian, police said.
Jean Calder, 71, died at Good Samaritan Hospital after she was struck Friday night as she crossed a street at an unmarked crosswalk, Corvallis police Capt. Ron Noble said.
Calder had the right of way when the bike rider struck her, Noble said.
Christopher A. Lightning, 51, was charged with manslaughter and reckless driving.