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Old 01-29-11, 08:05 PM   #1
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Another sad, needless bicycle death

Father of four dead; Charlotte man charged
By Meghan Cooke and Steve Lyttle
macooke@charlotteobserver.com and slyttle@charloteobserver.com
Posted: Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011


Stephen Helms, 31, of Charlotte, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a fatal hit-and-run collision Thursday ngiht involving a bicyclist in Monroe. He also was charged by Wingate police with DWI. Monroe Police
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Family and friends have scheduled a memorial service, called "A Celebration of Roy's Life," at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Triumphant Word Church, 824 Clarence Secrest Road, in Monroe.


Roy Dean Mittelsteadt had been riding a bicycle to and from work - an 8-mile trek between Porter Ridge High and his family's home in Monroe - for about a year to save money to help his children pay for college.

Read more: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...#ixzz1CTpJYmP0
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Sad indeed:
http://www.foxcharlotte.com/news/nc-...114809224.html

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