Nine-year-old Cooper Stock was crossing West End Avenue with the light, in the crosswalk, and had the right of way. The taxi that hit and killed him was speeding. The penalty for the cabdriver was a $500 fine.
In New York City, they joke that people on foot aren’t “pedestrians,” they’re “practice targets.” In Cooper’s case, it was tragically true.
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