Dionette Cherney, Pedestrian Hit by Cyclist, Dies
|This is not the actual bike involved in the crash|
The Washington, D.C., resident was in the crosswalk at Mission Street at about 8:30 a.m. on her way to the Embarcadero when a speeding cyclist blew a red light and hit her.
Cherney suffered a major head injury.
Police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza told SF Weekly that the SFPD has forwarded the case to the District Attorney's Office, which will decide whether to file criminal charges.
Meanwhile, police are reminding cyclists that the rules of the road also apply to them.
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