Woman Faces DUI Charges After Striking Cyclist on Roswell Road


A local woman is facing vehicular manslaughter and DUI charges after striking a cycling pedestrian on Roswell Road this morning. The extremely busy road was shut down for hours while authorities investigated the incident. The deceased was identified as 29 year old Marten Bijvank of Sandy Springs, GA. The driver of the Chrysler Sedan that struck Bijvank was identified as 34 year old Antoinette Battle of Atlanta. Battle crashed her vehicle and stopped about 100 yards up the street. She has been taken into custody and faces an additional charge of driving without a license. For updates on this story, click the link below:

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