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EPA bicyclist still in critical condition

Original post made on Sep 15, 2008

A 32-year-old man remains in critical condition this morning (Tuesday) after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in East Palo Alto late Monday night last week, according to police.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 10:39 AM

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Posted by Observation
a resident of Menlo Park
on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:24 am

When this type of tragic happening occurs in MP, PV, PA, people rush to comment on the criminal driver. When it happens to a Latino in EPA, I'm the first to comment, days later. Insult on top of critical injury.

Where's the outrage? Does it not count when it's a non-racing cyclist, Latino in EPA?


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Posted by Go figure
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:29 am

Go figure, people react to and comment on things that happen in their town to people who are like them. The nerve!


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Posted by Danny
a resident of Crescent Park
on Sep 15, 2008 at 1:24 pm

I may be alone, but I don't think EVERYTHING has to be about race....


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Posted by Sister
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 15, 2008 at 2:16 pm

This isn't about race it's about a heartless person that didn't even have the disency to stop and make sure that the human being is OK. The person who hit him has no heart, family and the of this man is now in so much pain. This is someones Son, brother, uncle, cousin, etc... Thats what it's about.


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Posted by Sister
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 15, 2008 at 2:16 pm

This isn't about race it's about a heartless person that didn't even have the disency to stop and make sure that the human being is OK. The person who hit him has no heart, family and the of this man is now in so much pain. This is someones Son, brother, uncle, cousin, etc... Thats what it's about.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:27 pm

Sister and others

I read this article on the first time I saw it. I felt saddened and annoyed, but had no comment to make. I think that many of us did the same.

Sometimes those that comment are sympathetic, but often the first comments are made by someone with an axe to grind and then the tone gets unpleasant. The fact was this article was read and it was a case of no comment meant no unpleasant comment. Let's take it at that.


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Posted by Keep assuaging the guilt!
a resident of Menlo Park
on Sep 15, 2008 at 5:17 pm

Love the comments - defensive but w/the right tone of concern - but only in response to the FIRST post, not about the incident.


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