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Driver Charged in Death of Cyclist

A Virginia woman has been charged with reckless driving in the death of a 49 year old cyclist, nearly three months after the accident which occurred on August 25.

Jessica L. Chandler, a 22-year-old from Port Republic, Virginia was charged in the death of  Joseph V. Mirenda, a 49-year-old from Virginia Beach.  Mirenda was riding from Wintergreen to visit his son, a student at James Madison University when he was struck and killed.  Mirenda died at the scene of the accident.

For more details see: http://hamptonroads.com/2009/11/police-charge-woman-crash-killed-va-beach-cyclist

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  • Does anyone know the specific statute that the motorist was charged with violating?

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