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Woman On Way To Court For DUI Charge Allegedly Hits, Kills Cyclist

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Tonie Rosales (credit: KREX)

Tonie Rosales (credit: KREX)

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – A woman on her way to court for a DUI charge now faces charges of vehicular homicide.

Tonie Rosales is accused of hitting and killing a cyclist on Highway 50 who was riding in a cross-country fundraiser.

The Grand Junction Sentinel reported that Rosales told troopers she was late for a court appearance for an arrest in June. She says she took a Percocet the night before and fell asleep.

Rosales also faces new charges of driving under the influence of drugs.

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