Woman Charged with Hit-and-Run

Woman charged with Hit-and-Run  

On November 14, 2010, around 4:30 am, Lora Lynn Muton struck and killed a bicyclist on Van Buren Street.  Muton fled the scene of the accident but was later apprehended by the authorities. According to initial reports, Muton is being charged with manslaughter and leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Police have not released the name of the deceased bicyclist.  Arizona is known for a large bicycling group and sadly bicycle- automobile accidents occur frequently.  Bicycles often ride in close proximity to busy roadways and streets.  Safety officials have urged caution by both bicyclists and drivers.