Gothamist: NYPD Accident Investigation Blames Dead Cyclist For Williamsburg Crash

Court documents finally show why the NYPD’s Accident Investigation Squad decided not to charge the driver of a flatbed truck who fatally ran over cyclist Mathieu Lefevre in October.

The explanation doesn’t seem very satisfying, to put it mildly, but for the first time we have documentation on the investigators’ decision to let driver Leonardo Degianni off the hook—even though he did not signal his turn in advance, and left Lefevre to die in the street.

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