Bicyclist brain dead after Canon City hit-and-run; suspected driver arrested

Kyle Keefe was struck on Tuesday

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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