Fatal Bike Accident
A group of bicyclists in Minneapolis asked the city council Tuesday to make some changes to better separate bikes and cars. The council will vote on Mayor Betsy Hodges’ budget proposal Dec. 10, which asks for $750,000 to build protected bike lanes across the city.
The father of a young teenager killed while biking to a friend’s house says he has forgiven the 16-year-old driver that took his son’s life. Colin Larson died Thursday night just a block from his home in Cambridge. His family says the 13-year-old was very passionate about his faith. His church canceled a retreat, and Larson’s friends instead met at the church for a memorial. Larson’s dad, Stephen Larson, told WCCO that through his family’s grief, they’re also thinking of the driver.
A founding member of the American Birkebeiner Nordic ski race in northern Wisconsin has died of injuries suffered in a bike accident.
A Minnesota man has died after his bicycle was struck by an SUV on an Iowa highway.
The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports the felony murder trial of 23-year-old Jared C. Britton of Maplewood, Minn., began Tuesday in Hudson.