Tokyo cops: Pedestrian struck, killed by distracted cyclist in Roppongi

TOKYO (TR) – A man was struck and killed in near the Roppongi … was killed after the 32-year-old cyclist hit him on a sloped passageway some two meters wide, TBS News reports (Dec. 31). The cyclist was riding down the passageway without his …
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