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Woman charged with careless driving in bicyclist death

A 69-year-old bicyclist died after he was struck by a vehicle in Thornton on Aug. 10.

THORNTON, Colo. — A woman was charged with multiple traffic offenses after a district attorney's office said she struck a 69-year-old bicyclist in Thornton last month. 

On Monday, the 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office said Constance Anne Edwards struck Thomas Burns while he rode a bicycle in the 9800 block of McKay Road just after 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 10. Burns, of Denver, died at the hospital.

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Edwards, 66, was charged with careless driving causing death, driving with an expired license and driving with expired license plates, the attorney's office said.

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Her arraignment is set for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 29. 

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