The female cyclist struck in a hit-and-run bicycle crash in California has died. She was hit by an SUV while riding along the side of the road on the night of Jan. 16. The allegedly drunk driver who struck her now faces three felonies for his blood alcohol level and for leaving the scene of the accident where he had injured the woman.
The 32-year-old woman was cycling westbound along the Golden State Highway's north curb line that Monday at around 9:30 p.m. when she was struck by an SUV. The suspect reportedly fled the scene, leaving the injured woman where she lay. Witnesses assisted police in tracking the suspect to where he was later located at a nearby gas station.