Part One in a series of posts on the Montreal leg of the continuing Montreal/Brooklyn, or Brooklyn/Montreal, exchange.
Last October, we reported about the death of Williamsburg artist Mathieu Lefevre, who was killed by a truck. Now, recently discovered court documents explain why the NYPD’s Accident Investigation Squad decided not to charge the truck driver who ran over cyclist Lefevre. It’s worth mentioning that the explanation isn’t exactly satisfactory for everyone, except the NYPD.
According to Gothamist, an attorney representing the family of killed cyclist and artist Mathieu Lefevre has sent a scathing letter to the NYPD’s Accident Investigation Squad, blasting the department’s handling of the investigation
Last week, we posted about the tragic news of artist Mathieu Lefevre’s death when he was cycling on Morgan Avenue in Williamsburg. This week, his family has arrived in New York and is demanding answers.
On Wednesday morning, 30-year-old artist and rising star Mathieu Lefevre was killed in a hit-and-run on Morgan Avenue in Williamsburg. His death is the fourth cycling fatality in Williamsburg in the past four months.
I admit it, sometimes I’m slow to post something. Case in point, my article on the 2011 Bushwick Open Studios was published in the summer edition of the Brooklyn Rail but I never got around the publishing in here. So, here I go. Posting this piece I wrote before summer started right before the season ends. I’ve also uploaded a whole bunch of photos from my tour of the neighborhood.