Person    | Female  Born 1950  Died 21/12/2006

Emma Foa

Categories: Cyclist, Tragedy

Writer, jeweller and mother-of-two, daughter of typewriter magnate Adriano Olivetti. Died, aged 56, as she cycled from her home in Hampstead Heath to work in Clerkenwell. To learn more about Emma see the Guardian Obit.. She was killed instantly after being crushed between the (left-turning) cement mixer’s rear wheels and roadside railings. The driver was fined £300.

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Emma Foa

The ghost bike has now gone but Camden Cyclists photographed it.

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Janina Gehlau

Janina Gehlau

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1 memorial
Philippine Marthe Anne Marie de Gérin-Ricard

Philippine Marthe Anne Marie de Gérin-Ricard

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1 memorial
James Foster

James Foster

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Karla Roman

Karla Roman

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Person, Cyclist, Tragedy, Brazil

1 memorial
Peter McGreal

Peter McGreal

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1 memorial