Guilty plea in cy­clist’s death

The Glengarry News - - News - BY SCOTT CARMICHAEL News Staff

A South Glen­garry man who has pleaded guilty to care­less driv­ing in con­nec­tion with the cy­cling death of a Glen Roy-area cy­clist two years ago is sched­uled to be sen­tenced April 5.

De­nis Pi­ette, 43, was charged on Feb. 14, 2015 fol­low­ing a five­month in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the in­ci­dent.

Mr. Pi­ette was west­bound on SDG 25 around 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 25, 2014 when he struck Fran­cisco Teruel, 62, who was also trav­el­ling west­bound, on his bi­cy­cle.

Mr. Teruel suf­fered fa­tal in­juries and was pro­nounced dead at the scene.

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