The hit-and-run driver who killed cyclist Olga Cook on the Hudson River Greenway is going to jail. On the evening of June 11, 2016, Samuel Silva hit Cook with a Ford pickup truck as he turned right from West Street onto Chambers Street. Cook, 30, was knocked to the ground and sustained fatal head and body trauma.
For four and a half hours last night, NYPD shut off bike access to the Hudson River Greenway between 44th Street and 55th Street, a major bike transportation artery used by several thousand people each day. The greenway closure was billed as a “safety/security measure” for the televised Clinton/Trump Q & A with Matt Lauer held […]