CYCLIST FATALITY: Driver Charged With Misdemeanor
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.