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Albany man recalls fatal hit-and-run

Resident feared the worst after finding bandanna, shoe

A yellow rose in a signpost Monday with Manning Boulevard in the background. The rose and a candle at the sign's base served as a small memorial to bicyclist Paul Merges, struck and killed early Saturday on this stretch of Manning Boulevard, authorities said, by a drunk driver fleeing police.
Photographer: Steven Cook
A yellow rose in a signpost Monday with Manning Boulevard in the background. The rose and a candle at the sign's base served as a small memorial to bicyclist Paul Merges, struck and killed early Saturday on this stretch of Manning Boulevard, authorities said, by a drunk driver fleeing police.
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The horror of what happened early Saturday morning revealed itself slowly. First came the noise from the road, then the look out the window to spot a fleeing truck and pursuing police car on Manning Boulevard, Albany resident Ronald Culver recalled Monday. Seeing something in Manning Boulevard, Culver went out to investigate. It was some sort of bandanna. “Then I saw one shoe,” Culver told The Daily Gazette at his residence Monday afternoon. That shoe ...

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ThePhilistine
November 27, 2012
7:21 a.m.

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If he hit this man then did not stop he should be charged with murder, even if he hit him by mistake he kept going and denied medical treatment on purpose.

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