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No charges in 2 German cyclists' deaths on historic Route 66


August 15, 2018

GALENA, Kan. (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed two German cyclists in Kansas while they rode on the historic Route 66 during a cross-country trip.

The Joplin Globe reports that Cherokee County Attorney Jacob Conard wrote in a letter released Monday that there's no evidence the 23-year-old driver from Shawnee, Kansas, was under the influence of drugs or alcohol or operating her minivan in a "reckless or dangerous manner" before she struck the two from behind in May.

Seventy-four-year-old Harry Jung and 71-year-old Heinz Gerd Buchel died at th...

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