Bicyclist brain dead after Canon City hit-and-run; suspected driver arrested
Kyle Keefe was struck on Tuesday
Last Updated: 237 days ago
CANON CITY, Colo. - The victim of a hit-and-run in Canon City has been declared brain dead and the suspected driver is under arrest.
Fremont County Coroner Dorothy Twellman said 49-year-old Kyle Keefe was being kept on life support Thursday so that his organs could be donated.
Police say Keefe, of Canon City, was struck by a pickup truck while he was riding a bicycle Tuesday afternoon at Leslie Lane and Field Avenue. The driver didn't stop.
Natalie D. Habig, 35, of Canon City, was arrested in connection with the hit-and-run after several tips were called into the police department, KKTV reported. She was being held for investigation of vehicular homicide and hit-and-run causing death.
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