GIRARD, Kan. (AP) — An October preliminary hearing date has been set for the Chanute man charged in the traffic death of a Washburn University professor who was struck and killed while riding her bike
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the hearing for 37-year-old Todd M. Kidwell will be held Oct. 26 in the Crawford County District Court in Girard. He’s charged with second-degree reckless murder in the June 7 death of Glenda Taylor, of Topeka.
Taylor was head of the Washburn University art department. She was riding a bicycle in Crawford County when a pickup truck struck her while its driver tried to pass her. Taylor was participating in an amateur time trial.
Kidwell is also charged with reckless driving, improper passing of a bicycle and driving left in a no-passing zone.