“Robyn Hightman Found a Life on Bikes. In an Instant It Was Gone.” — Bicycling Magazine

Over the past decade in New York City, more than 160,000 people have been struck by motorists. More than 1,600 have been killed. In 2019 alone, drivers have caused a staggering 20 cyclist fatalities in the city. Often missing from the uproar over these and other senseless deaths across the country are the nuanced legacies of those whose lives are cut short. Who were they? What did their lives mean? What potential has been snatched away? This story―a chronicle of the life and death of Robyn Hightman―reflects how much can be lost and the devastating impact on those left behind.

Steve Vaccaro represented the estate of Robyn Hightman. Read more here.