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Old 06-08-07, 06:30 AM   #1
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Sad news

I just read in this morning paper of an "experienced" rider getting killed crossing a busy highway near Muncie, IN. Joe Rogers, was 81 years old and typically rides the Cardinal Greenway (a rails to trails path) every day. He rode the path between Gaston & Muncie, a 20 mile ride. This path is well marked and has gates to indicate to cyclists that the roads are near. I can't understand how this would happen to this former educator.

This does serve as a reminder to all of us to take a second or even third look before crossing roads. This particular highway--SR 28 is very busy, but until now very few incidents have been reported to Greenway officials. Please watch out for others as you ride!

Please keep his family in your prayers too.
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Thanks for the reminder. Too often I get sloppy when it comes to looking before crossing roads. I need a reminder once in a while. Thanks
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