• Kyodo


A woman was given a two-year prison term, suspended for four years, on Monday for negligent cycling that killed an elderly woman in Kawasaki last year.

Miku Morino, who was a university student at the time, had a smartphone in her left hand, a drink in her right hand and an earphone in her left ear when she crashed her electric bike into Akiko Yonezawa on a street in Kawasaki on Dec. 7, the Yokohama District Court’s Kawasaki branch noted in its ruling.

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