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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Nancy Ho, Cyclist Hit in SOMA Yesterday, Dies

Posted By on Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 9:57 AM

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The cyclist who was hit by a truck yesterday morning as she rode along Mission Street downtown died last night. Medical authorities identified the victim as 25-year-old Nancy Ho, a San Francisco resident.

Ho was hit yesterday at about 8:04 a.m. when she made an illegal left-hand turn at the intersection of Mission and Fremont. A food delivery truck collided with Ho, who was not wearing a helmet at the time, police said.

Lieutenant Troy Dangerfield told SF Weekly that Ho must have miscalculated her turn.

Last week, a speeding cyclist blew a red light and hit a 60-year-old woman

as she walked through a crosswalk at Mission and Embarcadero. The woman remains in the

hospital with a life-threatening head injury.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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