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Bishop Cook & the death of Tom Palermo – an overview

The death of Tom Palermo from injuries sustained in car-on-bike collision has generated a great deal of ink (both virtual and the black kind) as well as much invective and recrimination directed at Heather Cook (Suffragan Bishop, Diocese of Maryland) who was driving the car involved.  Since the accident, very little new information concerning the accident has been released.

 

What we know:

Tom Palermo was riding a bicycle on Saturday afternoon in suburban Baltimore on a street with marked bike lanes […]

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Baltimore cyclists ride to honor Tom Palermo and to advocate for bike safety

In Baltimore yesterday, cyclists turned out for a remembrance ride in honor of Tom Palermo, who was killed while out riding last week when he was struck by a car driven by Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook.

From the Baltimore Sun

Hundreds of cyclists rode to the site of the accident Thursday to remember Palermo — and, some said, to send a message to the wider community about the vulnerability of riders on city streets.

“I think a lot of regular drivers in the […]

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