Bicyclist Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter

Chris Bucchere, 37, struck and killed a pedestrian in California; won't serve time in prison.
1:40 | 07/24/13

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I believe. The justice -- conserve. Mr. McCurry has -- -- accountable. District attorney George Scott Cohn said it was the right outcome -- and -- had agreed to plead guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter. Suu Kyi way and his wife -- in the crosswalk at Castro and market last year when the bicycle is struck and killed the 71 year old man. Police said security video taken from the twin peaks tavern showed -- -- going at a good clip hitting -- straight on. -- -- was subsequently charged with felony vehicular manslaughter. -- -- announced today that he pleaded guilty in exchange for a thousand hours of community service in three years probation. The DA explained it would have been a tough case if it went to trial while we have. -- -- -- -- -- this case that we that we did we also recognize. Though there were risk involved and try in this case last year after the accident ABC 7 NEWS spoke with ways -- and a -- Who now runs -- uncles travel agency. She said the family was -- -- on prosecutors to do the right thing. A person who is something wrong she. It's also pay for. Chow declined our request for an interview today but the DA says ways son is satisfied with a plea agreement to us now believe. Incarceration would have necessarily. -- provided. They -- home for the community -- -- said the conviction sends a message to bicycles. Cyclists need to understand of their held accountable to some standards anybody else operating in -- the vehicle. And I believe that we -- -- -- this case.

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