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This Sunday booking photo provided by the Goodyear Police Department shows suspect Pedro Quintana-Lujan, 26. He was arrested in connection with a crash that killed two bicyclists and injured 11 others in Goodyear, a Phoenix suburb, authorities said Sunday. Goodyear Police Department via AP hide caption

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Eight people have been killed in New York while riding their bikes since June, bringing the total number of deaths so far this year to 19. Above a memorial to one of the cyclists killed, Robyn Hightman. Aubri Juhasz/NPR hide caption

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In NYC, Cycling Deaths Increase But Gears Turn Slowly On Safety Measures

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The Kalamazoo Sheriff's Department says Charles Pickett Jr. ran into a group of nine cyclists on the 5500 block of North Westnedge Ave. He's been charged with murder in the case. Google Maps hide caption

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Spain's Alberto Contador eats a banana in as he rides in the pack during the sixth stage of the Tour de France on July 10, 2014. The cyclists aim to eat up to 350 calories an hour as they ride, and up to 9,000 calories a day. Laurent Cipriani/AP hide caption

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A stretch of Foothill Road in Pleasanton, Calif., near where police say Cody Hall, 18, lost control of his car and struck two cyclists. One cyclist died, and Hall was charged with murder this week. Google Map hide caption

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Pedestrian Dionette Cherney died after a bicycle accident in San Francisco in July. The city has seen more frustration between cyclists and pedestrians this month, as they are forced to share one sidewalk during work on the city's iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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