A 31 year old woman was arrested this morning and charged with a felony for striking and killing a 49 year old bicyclist on June 6th in Rockdale, Illinois, according to The Herald-News. The driver, Cara G. Quiett, was allegedly drunk when she hit James H. Farmer from behind along the 600 block of South Midland Avenue. The collision ejected Mr. Farmer from his bike and onto the pavement. He was taken from the scene to Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet where he died twelve days later.
Mr. Farmer is survived by his wife and five children. He was a U.S. Army veteran and an organ donor.