Napster Inc.
Doubts about a cyclist's death

To the editor: As a five-day-a-week bike rider, I take great umbrage that Deputy Andrew Francis Wood will not face charges in the death of former Napster executive Milton Olin Jr. (Re “Deputy won’t face charges,” Aug. 29). Why are police officers allowed to type and drive when the rest of us would be forced to pay hefty fines for doing so? Plus, hasn’t it been hammered home a million times that texting while driving can prove fatal? Why was this officer not prosecuted for lying, when he claimed the bike rider crossed into traffic lanes on Mulholland Drive even though an investigation showed the officer crossed into the bike lane? This is not a tirade against...