Charges rendered against driver
Cyclist’s death. Ten years in prison. Last month, the man who drove into a pack of 15 cyclists was charged with reckless homicide, which brings a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a mandatory five-year revocation of his driver’s licensae. After months of working with Charleston attorney Peter Wilborn of mybikelaw, a verdict was finally reached. Peter works in tandem with Charlotte attorney and CABA member Ann Groninger. He was guest speaker at the CABA annual picnic a few years ago.
The victim died after months in a coma. He was 38 years old. The group ride was a regular Friday night social that departed from Outspokin’ Bicycles in Augusta. at 6:40 p.m. NOTE: This news item borrowed in part from the League of American Bicyclists website.