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Family of Seattle Cyclist Killed by Dump Truck Settles Lawsuit

The family of a 19-year-old man, whose death on a Seattle street in 2007 triggered a community outpouring for better bike-safety measures, has settled a lawsuit against the company that owned the dump truck that crushed him.

The parents of Bryce Lewis, Marc and Laura Paolicelli of Colorado, have agreed to an undisclosed sum of money from Nelson & Sons Construction of Woodinville.


Lewis was riding with friend Caleb Hall in a bike lane near the University Bridge in September 2007 when a Nelson & Sons dump truck driven by David McClane made a sudden right turn into the young men.

Hall banged on the side of the truck and yelled for McClane to stop, but Lewis was pulled under the truck and was killed. McClane, apparently unaware that he had hit the men, kept driving a short distance down Fuhrman before stopping.

Hall, who had recently moved to Seattle with Lewis from Colorado to attend college, was not seriously hurt.

A couple of months after the accident, scores of bicyclists mounted a wheeled demonstration through the streets of Seattle to remember Lewis and to call on the city to do more about bike safety, particularly in the Eastlake neighborhood.

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