Driver responsible for cyclist’s death turns himself in
The man responsible for the car-bicycling accident death of a Cedar Rapids bicyclist in July turned himself in to authorities this week.
Police issued an arrest warrant was issued for the man after police were unable to locate him. Authorities say that the man turned himself in after a friend of his saw a news report about the warrant and told him.
He was charged with failure to yield and having no insurance in his involvement in the July 29 accident. The crash occurred on C Street SW and left the woman cyclist with serious head injuries, from which she died four days later in hospital care.