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VIDEO: Cyclists Call For Action

Posted by: on September, 4 2014

Bike Ride A Call For Action After Deputy Not Charged In Cyclist’s Death

More than 100 cyclists made their way from Calabasas to Los Angeles Wednesday evening to pay tribute to Milt Olin Jr., a prominent entertainment lawyer and former Napster executive who was killed while riding his bicycle in December.

SKY9 was overhead as the 30-mile bike ride vigil started at 4 p.m., near the accident site, and wound through the Southland, picking up more participants along the way.

The group is calling on District Attorney Jackie Lacey to file charges in Olin’s death. The 65-year-old was riding in the 22000 block of Mulholland Drive in Calabasas when he was struck from behind by sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Wood, who allegedly was distracted by a mobile computer in his patrol car. Olin died at the scene.

“It’s just an outrageous thing that happened. There should be some penalty,” cyclist Marion Duigman said.