Mountain biker awaits selection appeal verdict, but trial for alleged manslaughter still pending
The rider was killed when his bike, owned by a company based in British Columbia, struck an overturned Jeep on a busy highway just north of Vancouver.
After he jumped out of the SUV to help, the woman who was driving him was hit from behind by the Jeep and the SUV crashed.
«To have her put in that position, it was horrific,» said Chris Nevett, who owned and operated a motorcycle shop.
«You wouldn’t have anything as far as a road safety class. This is a complete tragedy for both the person in the SUV and her,» said Nevett, who runs the Canadian Riders’ Education Institute at the University of British Columbia.
As the body bag was loaded into the back of a truck and taken by the coroner, investigators examined the SUV’s engine, which also contained the blood of the bicyclist.
Mountain Biker Jovanka Kalponen was last seen on a trail on June 1 before he failed to show up at work that day and the next day. (Supplied)
«We have a little bit of an idea about where the blood was coming from,» said Nevett.
Kalmén and two other men had been biking between Whistler and Banff during the morning, and the driver of a blue Ford Expedition stopped foXO 카지노r them in the Yukon village of St. Albert on June 1.
After driving for two hours, he had stopped for a gas station at the end of the trail, but didn’t turn on the gas so the pickup driver wouldn’t get a ticket.
Kalmén was found dead behind the Ford Expedition, but another man, who was riding with them, drove a truck about six kilometres south and stopped at a stop sign.
That driver said he saw the woman get out of the truck, walked up to her and shot her with a.22 calibre rifle that was used on stolen vehicles.
The victim was later identified as 38-year-old Katerina Kalponen.
The woman driving the Jeep, who was not identified, also died when the SUV struck the SUV after the pickup driver jumped in to assis더킹 카지노t and called the RCMP.
The coroner has ordered the driver of the vehicle, 45-year-old James Fetterich, to stand trial in B.C.에스엠 카지노 Provincial Court until the end of next year.
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