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Bishop who killed bicyclist and fled the scene was DUI in 2010; pot charges were dropped
BALTIMORE, MD. — An Episcopal Bishop with a DUI conviction on her record and pot packing in her history with police apparently nailed and killed a Baltimore man who was riding his bike on Sunday. No charges have been placed yet against Heather Elizabeth Cook, 58, the first woman Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, who, perhaps had too much communion wine at Sunday services.
A Springfield man allegedly told police he was “annihilated” minutes after a vicious Friday night car crash that claimed the life of his longtime friend and injured another driver near the intersection of State and Golfview roads.
Edward M. Banes, a 51-year-old husband and father of five, died at Springfield Hospital less than an hour after the accident.
The driver of the car Banes was riding in, John J. McGough, 46, also of Springfield, was arrested Monday and charged with homicide by vehicle while under the influence,