CYCLIST FATALITY: Driver Charged With Misdemeanor

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Killed cyclist Christopher Fawcett and daughter Allyson

Killed cyclist Christopher Fawcett and daughter Allyson

The Boone County sheriff’s office says a driver that hit and killed a cyclist is being charged with a simple misdemeanor.

28-year-old Christopher Fawcett of Stratford is charged with operating a vehicle too close to a bicyclist.

The misdemeanor carries a fine of $250.

Fawcett allegedly hit 59-year-old Paul Ladd just before 7 a.m. on June 24th on P Avenue north of Boone.

The former Marine served as the executive director of the Boone County Veterans Commission and was training for this year’s RAGBRAI.