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Hit-and-run driver gets seven years in prison

Posted by on August 16th, 2006 at 8:49 am

The Oregonian reports this morning that the driver of the car that killed Gareth Parker last September has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Gareth was a passionate advocate and tireless volunteer in the Portland bike community. He was struck while riding his bike in Oregon City (here are details of the crash).

For more on Gareth Parker, including remembrances from his family and friends, check out this page.

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  • karl August 16, 2006 at 9:08 am

    It is so pity that Gareth Parker died. He should have lived to ride his bike as an example. Let’s hope no one will go as he did.

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