Cyclist Charged in SF Pedestrian Death

Man ran red light and killed tourist

Nov 16, 2011
Outside Magazine

The San Francisco District Attorney's office has charged a 23-year-old cyclist with misdemeanor manslaughter for a July bike accident that resulted in the death of a pedestrian. Randolph Ang hit Dionette Cherney, 68, a realtor from Washington, D.C., when he ran a red light on July 15 in San Francisco's Waterfront District. Cherney died on August 11 from a head injury sustained in the accident. Ang could face a year in jail. Dionette is the first pedestrian to be killed by a cyclist in the city since 2006.

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