Driver charged with felonies in crash that killed bicyclist
01/14/2014 4:23 PM
01/15/2014 2:26 PM
Randall Myers, who police say ran over a woman riding her bicycle while he returned from celebrating his birthday last week, was charged with two felonies in Sedgwick County District Court on Tuesday.
Myers, 35, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident – both felonies – as well as driving under the influence. His bond was set at $100,000 and his preliminary hearing slated for Jan. 28.
Police say Myers was driving north on South Oliver in the curb lane shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday when he struck a bicycle being ridden by Kristina Brown, 39, in the 2600 block, near Pawnee. She died at the scene.
Myers, who was driving a company truck, did not stop at the scene, police say. A woman driving behind him called 911 to report the collision and followed the truck to the business where Myers worked. He then took his own vehicle home, where police took him into custody.
A man who was riding a bicycle with Brown was not injured in the incident, police have said.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.