LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Prosecutors have filed 8 charges against Ryan Montoya, the driver accused of hitting and killing champion cyclist Gwen Erffmeyer Inglis. Montoya is accused of striking Inglis on Alameda Avenue Sunday morning.

Ryan Montoya (credit: Lakewood)

Lakewood police say Inglis, 46, of Lakewood was traveling in the bike lane when Montoya, 29, drifted into her lane and hit her near Indiana Street.

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Erffmeyer Inglis was taken to the hospital where she later died. Police tell CBS4 her husband was riding behind her at the time of the crash.

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Gwen Erffmeyer Inglis (left) (credit: family of Gwen Erffmeyer Inglis)

Montoya is facing 8 charges, including vehicular homicide, driving under the influence, carless driving, and improper changing of lanes.

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