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Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Remember Ken!

Motorist pleads guilty to manslaughter
Jimmy Don Rodgers, 30, of Scottsboro, has plead guilty to manslaughter in the death of cyclist Kenneth Kifer. Rodgers was charged with murder in the September 13, 2003 incident.

Kifer, 57, at the time of the accident, was riding his bike on County Road 21 in Scottsboro. He was struck by a 1986 Chevrolet pick-up driven by Rodgers. At the scene Rodgers was charged with first-degree assault and driving under the influence. Those charges were later upgraded to murder.

Ken Kifer was known throughout the country as a world class athlete, cyclist and author.
He chose to live his life as a naturalist. His website can be found at