By Associated Press - Saturday, February 13, 2016

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A 24-year-old Yakima woman is facing charges following a collision that killed a 60-year-old bicyclist.

The Yakima Herald reports ( in a story on Saturday that Josclyn Olivas was charged with vehicular assault and hit-and-run resulting in a fatality.

Authorities say that Ronald Knowlton was riding his bike at about 11 p.m. Feb. 6 when he was struck by a vehicle.

Yakima police say the driver then hit a parked truck and ran away.

Authorities say police later arrested Olivas when she returned to her home near the scene of the accident.

A police report describes her as being “extremely intoxicated.”


Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic,

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