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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:01 am

Bicyclist struck, killed in crash

The Journal Gazette

A 24-year-old alleged drunk driver was jailed in Noble County after killing a bicyclist Tuesday night, police said.

Officers were called to West County Road 1200 North in Ligonier about 9:35 p.m. Tuesday and found Topeka resident Richard Miller, 23, dead from his injuries, according to a news release.

The driver, 24-year-old Faron Yoder of Ligonier, was traveling east on West County in a tan 2017 Nissan Altima when he hit Miller, police said.

Yoder didn't suffer any obvious injuries, officers said, but was taken to a hospital unresponsive because of his intoxication, police said.

The incident remains under investigation.