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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
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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

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.

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Old 01-29-11, 08:13 PM   #2
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Sad indeed:

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