Man who struck St. Charles cyclist charged with drunk driving

Man who struck St. Charles cyclist charged with drunk driving

Man who struck St. Charles cyclist charged with drunk driving

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by Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 2:14 PM

ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- A Texas man faces second-degree assault charges after allegedly striking a bicyclist while driving drunk.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 47-year-old David E. Walker of Plano is accused of hitting 39-year-old cyclist Jeffrey Weckerherlin Wednesday evening on Missouri Highway 94.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says Weckerherlin suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

Walker was jailed on a $50,000 cash-only bond. The assault charge incorporates his operation a motor vehicle while intoxicated, resulting in injury.

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