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UberX Driver Arrested On Vehicular Manslaughter Charge

January 2, 2014 | 12:15 pm

UberX Driver Arrested On Vehicular Manslaughter Charge

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A man has been taken into custody for fatally striking a 6-year-old girl in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

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How Bay Area Street Designs Can Kill Pedestrians

May 1, 2013 | 10:43 am

How Bay Area Street Designs Can Kill Pedestrians

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by Zusha Elinson, Center for Investigative Reporting After Jose Flores Miguel, 65, was killed in 2010 crossing a busy Concord boulevard, city officials took action: They scraped off the crosswalk where he took his last steps and installed a metal gate with a sign warning walkers not to cross there. But that didn’t solve the […]

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Poll: San Francisco’s Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians

August 27, 2012 | 11:18 am

Poll: San Francisco’s Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians

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by Zusha Elinson and La Toya Tooles, The Bay Citizen With dense, lively neighborhoods, San Francisco is often ranked as one of the top U.S. cities for walking. But a new Bay Citizen survey shows that many pedestrians don’t feel safe crossing the streets. The city scored an average of 4.6 on a scale of […]

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June 21, 2012 | 2:04 pm

Castro Bicyclist Pleads Not Guilty in Pedestrian Death

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SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) A bicyclist accused of fatally striking a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Castro District in March pleaded not guilty today [Wednesday] to a felony vehicular manslaughter charge. Chris Bucchere, 36, struck 71-year-old Sutchi Hui at Market and Castro streets shortly before 8:10 a.m. on March 29, according to police. Bucchere, who was riding […]

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