Monday, May 24, 2010

Jeffrey Stevenson, Sawmill Road Hit and Run Victim, Dies of Injuries

10TV reported over the weekend that Jeffrey Stevenson, the cyclist who was struck by a motorist in the early morning hours of last Friday on Sawmill Road, has died from his injuries.

Stevenson was a sophomore at Columbus College of Art and Design, and had recently had some of his work featured at the Society of Illustrators in New York City.  He was remembered by his friends as being an achiever who loved to take on challenges.

Police have few leads on the case at this point.  The initial call came in around 5:00 AM when motorists saw Stevenson lying near the corner of Sawmill and Bright Roads, and his bicycle literally in pieces all over the road and grass at that point.

Friends of the deceased asked the driver to come forth and accept responsibility for his actions.

NBC4 had a very touching piece on Stevenson and his friends' memories of him.



Here's the video that his friends put together about him mentioned on the NBC video.



We'll keep you updated on this case as we hear more.

People, not speed.

7 comments:

  1. Horribly sad. That's about a mile from where I grew up. I would never bike on Sawmill Road. Too scary.

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  2. What a beautiful tribute.

    My sympathy goes out to Jeff's family and friends.

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  3. My wishes go to his family for such a sad loss.

    I'm disappointed the driver drove off. It's sad we have people like that in this world, but it's not too late for them to do the right thing and come forward.

    I bike about 1.2 miles on Sawmill twice daily -- scary.

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  4. We were in the Waiting Room with all of his family and friends. It was obvious to our family that this young man was loved by his family and friends. I am so sorry for everyone's loss.

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  5. It has been 3 months now. Is there still no arrest or "person of interest"?

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  6. I haven't heard anything more on this case. Has anyone else? I'll send out some feelers for more information.

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