James McElroy killed by hit and run driver in Independence

Update 9/7/2011 The Examiner reports that the cyclist’s name is James McElroy, and that the motorist has turned himself into Independence Police.  At the moment he has only been charged with leaving the scene of a crash and with careless and imprudent driving, but no manslaughter charges.  We continue to monitor the situation to ensure […]

Michael Forbes Memorial

Michael Forbes was killed by a distracted driver on June 30th near the town of Levasy in rural northeastern Jackson County. The crash is still under investigation as police analyze the driver’s cell phone records. BikeWalkKC is following the case. Matt Maher sent us the following information about a memorial fund and a memorial ride […]

Anthony Saluto killed while biking home from work

Updated 4/5/2016 Fox 4 reports that the bicyclist killed Sunday evening was Anthony Saluto. Anthony was on his way home from work at the Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium in the River Market. Police are still questioning the motorist and no charges have been filed yet.   Our thoughts and prayers are with the […]

A pedestrian and a bicyclist killed in overnight crashes

We are very sad about two overnight crashes that claimed the lives both a pedestrian and a cyclist. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of both people. At this time there is little information available from law enforcement. KC Star: Hit and run driver kills KC pedestrian at 18th and Prospect KCTV-5: Bicyclist […]