- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 7, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A 82-year-woman has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in connection with a March crash that killed a bicyclist.

KETV reports (https://bit.ly/1g8MFet ) Ruth Jeffers pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge on Wednesday.

Authorities say Jeffers swerved across a traffic lane in March and struck 56-year-old Jim Johnston. He later died at a hospital.

Prosecutors say Jeffers swerved to avoid a stopped car in front of her.

Jeffers faces up to one year in jail or up to two years of probation when she’s sentenced in August.

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Information from: KETV-TV, https://www.ketv.com


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