Susie Stephens

Susie Stephens Ceremony
5:41 pm
Fri April 15, 2011

Ceremony at Gateway Arch to honor woman struck, killed by bus in St. Louis

The late Susie Stephens.
(Martin Pion, Conservion)

A ceremony will be held on the Gateway Arch grounds tomorrow to honor a woman who was struck and killed by a charter bus while walking in downtown St. Louis nine years ago.

Susie Stephens was a strong advocate for bicycle and pedestrian safety, and was attending a conference on the issue in 2002 when she lost her life near the Adam's Mark Hotel. Her mother, Nancy MacKerrow, has been planting trees around the country in Susie's honor for years, but this is the first in St. Louis.

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