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November 5 has been declared Duane Roth Day in San Diego in honor of the civic leader who died from injuries sustained in a July 21 bicycle accident. According to the La Jolla Patch, the City Council made the declaration to honor Roth, who a colleague called “a great San Diegan in every sense of the word.” Todd Gloria, San Diego’s interim mayor, told the Patch that Roth was “an entrepreneur and collaborator who changed the way we lived and the way we worked.” We first reported on this story on August 7. Roth, 63, had the accident while riding near Lake Cuyamaca, hitting a rock embankment as a result of the crash. The force of the collision was so severe that it broke Roth’s bicycle helmet. After the accident, Roth was taken to UCSD Medical Center by helicopter and had to undergo surgery to relieve pressure on his brain…
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An October 10 bicycle accident in Azusa, California claimed the life of a Mormon missionary, according to Deseret News. Elder Andrew Edward Page, an 18-year-old missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle. He was the second missionary to be killed in a personal injury accident within a two-day period, and one of more than 10 to die under such circumstances this year. The 18-year-old missionary’s accident happened just after 4 p.m. on Newburgh Street. He was riding with a companion, and the companion reported that the accident happened while they were turning around after missing a turn. Page did not die on the scene, but his injuries did leave him in critical condition. He was transported by helicopter to a nearby trauma center, where he died around 10 p.m. Page had been in his assigned mission less…
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On October 26, a cyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident while taking part in a cancer ride in Poway, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. The Pedal the Cause ride, which raises funds for cancer research, was in full swing on SR-67 when the accident occurred. The crash happened shortly before 9:45 a.m. The cyclist was hit by a Dodge pickup truck, according to witnesses. “The incident was reported as a hit-and-run because the pickup driver and another motorist, reportedly jockeying to be first where the two lanes merged, kept going,” sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Brunk told the Union-Tribune. The driver of the Dodge and the other car, a Volvo S60, were later stopped in Ramona. The pickup truck driver reportedly denied having any idea that he had struck the cyclist, and both he and the Volvo driver told the authorities they did not even remember seeing the cyclist….
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