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Suffolk County Legislator Thomas Barraga, of West Islip, says bicyclists should stay off roads

After receiving a letter from a West Islip

After receiving a letter from a West Islip teenager whose mother was badly hurt in a bicycle accident, Barraga responded with a letter that said people in Suffolk County should not be biking or even jogging or riding motorcycles. (February 14, 2014 6:45 PM)

A Suffolk County lawmaker says bicyclists should stay off county roads.

County Legislator Thomas Barraga, of West Islip, says it's a matter of safety. He says 90 percent of people who ride bicycles get hurt.

After receiving a letter from a West Islip teenager whose mother was badly hurt in a bicycle accident, Barraga responded with a letter that said people in Suffolk County should not...

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