This was an emotionally trying ride, but one filled with solidarity and purpose. At each memorial, ride leaders retold the details of the fatal crash and the NYPD response. The memorials themselves, which had been recently spray-painted on streets and sidewalks, took the form of “chalk outlines” of the dead bodies. Beside each appeared the victim’s name and death date stenciled, as well as a three line mantra: “Killed by Auto / No Criminality Suspected / Why, Ray, Why?”
The question is directed at Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.
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