Date: 28 Jun 2012 00:48:25 +0200
From: Lane Dell <grubeegroova@xxxxxxxxx>

And to all the dicks that doubted and were giving him shit for
skitching/towing.. I hope this purs u in your tiny little place under a
 On Jun 27, 2012 11:29 PM, "Joe Hendry" <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This is one of the most heart breaking emails I have ever read. I cleaned
> it up a bit so that it's easier to read:
> On April 18 2012, the love of my life
> of 16 years, father to our 10 year old daughter, went to work. He was a
> bike
> messenger with the company Mother's Messenger. He had his last drop on
> 72nd Street.
> I was his last cell call. He went down 5th avenue.
> There was a man that cops stopped on 79th street and 5th avenue by the
> name of Eric S. West, age 22, born May 27. Eric West was stopped because he
> was going down a
> non-commercial vehicle way. Cops gave him a ticket and let him go on his
> way.  He was driving a 4 ton white ford F-550
> truck holding cargo. If cops would have done their job right, they would
> have
> known that the truck and Eric West was not insured. The truck belonged to
> Ring Power
> Corp Company, the same company backing up Mitt Romney the man running
> against Obama
> for President.
> The d.m.v. mail papers out to me
> proving this and also informed me that Eric S West did not report the hit
> or
> death of Daniel Martinez there for they have put it down as a hit and run.
>  The company allowed Eric S West to drive this
> truck without a commercial vehicle license c.d.l. and this was a commercial
> vehicle truck.
> In New York you are allowed to get your
> commercial vehicle license at the age of 21 Eric West was 22 and did not
> have
> much experience on the road with a regular license let alone a commercial
> vehicle license.
> Daniel was riding his bike, alongside
> of the truck. Eric West was driving.  Danny
> had 25 years’ experience riding his bike. He was a road test away from
> having
> his driver’s license. He told me once
>  "I ride my bike like I would drive a car.
> I follow the rules of the road"
> It was rush hour 6:28 pm. The sun was
> still out. Daniel was riding in the bus lane, like he would always do or
> in the
> bike lanes to avoid being too close to vehicles. There is a video of this
> event
> that I have viewed.
> Eric West admitted on the police report
> that he wanted to beat the light and instead ran the red light. That's
> when he
> hit and ran over Daniel Martinez.  Danny
> would never hold on to a truck. They said he had his iPod head phones on
> but
> when I saw him in the hospital, I took off his neck brace, and he had his
> head
> phones took in his shirt the way he would always put them if he wasn't
> listening to them, and in the video shows he was not holding on.
> Danny told me once "look at that
> guy holding on to that truck, I'll never do that. That guy is crazy. He
> must
> have a death wish." The media lied. Eric West was the one saying he was
> holding on but he didn't see when he hit him. The police report didn't
> match up
> to Eric West’s story. The photos didn't show what Eric or the police
> report said,
> or to what the witnesses said or to the injury's that killed Daniel
> Martinez.
> I was the first one the hospital called
> after it too. The e.m.’s took 20 minutes to get to Daniel after the first
> 911
> call. I was his last cell call out and my name was tattooed on his arm,
> that's
> how they knew to call me. They lied to me they told me that he was alive
> and I
> had to come quick. I was the first to see him at the hospital.
> He was dead. His head was clipped by
> the wheel. It was double wheels in the back. His torso was run over. His
> left
> leg flatten, his legs and arms broken, his ribs busted, his organs, all his
> bones was broken. He was all broken. I could feel with my fingertips his
> skull
> broken in pieces , cuts and bruises all over , tire tracks on his clothing
> and
> skin the right side of his head was missing hair and a big gash , he was
> bleeding his brains out his nose , ears , mouth, eyes, and out the back of
> his
> head.
> I watched and held him as he bled out
> on to the hospital floor. They could not help him he had too much damage
> done
> to his whole body. Graphic photos are on the internet.  He made front page
> of all major newspapers. He
> was only 27 years old a hard working father and husband to me and our
> daughter,
> his only child.
> Eric West did everything wrong and Daniel
> Martinez did everything right that day and Danny lost his life. All
> because Eric
> West drove that truck when he knew he wasn't supposed to. He murdered
> Daniel Martinez,
> and he got off with a ticket for running the red light and cops still let
> him
> drive off with the truck. He is still working for the company after I not
> Eric West
> reported the death to them 3 weeks later. Two weeks after that Eric West
> still
> has the truck parked outside his home.
> Cops did not cover the body that's why
> there are graphic pictures out there. Cops did not question witnesses right
> away. Cops allowed Eric West to drive off with the truck after knowing he
> did
> not have the right to drive the truck and it had blood on it. That was
> evidence
> they let him drive off with. This man can kill again. If cops and the
> company
> would have done their job Eric West would not have killed and murdered
> Daniel Martinez.
> It was hard to bury the love of my
> life, Eric West took my future away, my daughter's future Danny's future,
> it
> was a night mare come true, a horror movie.
> Please fix his story on line on your
> site please.
> ________________________________
>  From: "messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx" <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: Messenger List 2010 <messengers@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 5:42 PM
> I received this message from the wife of Danny Martinez. The news report
> of his death is here
> It certainly sounds like his death wasn't fully investigated.
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