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Driver Charged in Wreck That Killed Cyclist

Posted July 10, 2007 1:13 p.m. EDT

— A Raleigh woman was charged Monday in connection with a June 25 wreck that killed a bicyclist, police said.

Patricia Anne Tyson, 65, of 190 Fieldspring Lane, has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

Tyson was turning onto Buck Jones Road from Farm Gate Road shortly before 5 p.m. on June 25 and crossed in front of Emily Sue Rosen, who was riding a bike southbound on Buck Jones Road, police said.

Rosen, 49, of 4705 Deerwood Drive, collided with the car and was thrown from her bike, police said. She died July 5 from her injuries.

Rosen was the director of visitor services at the North Carolina Museum of Art.