An Oregon man has been charged with manslaughter after he allegedly rode through a stop sign and hit and killed a 71-tear-old woman, according to a report from the Associated Press. Christopher A. Lightning, 51, was charged with manslaughter and reckless driving after the death of Jean Calder in Good Samaritan Hospital. Calder was hit on Friday night as she crossed a street at an unmarked crosswalk, Corvallis police Capt. Ron Noble said.
"A car and a bicycle are both vehicles and if they are operated in a way that could be criminal, then charges are filed equally in both situations," Noble said. "He was going right through a stop sign."