POCATELLO, Idaho — A man accused of fatally striking a Pocatello cyclist in 2020 and leaving the scene has agreed to plead guilty to the two felony charges.
Tyler Carter of Pocatello has signed a plea agreement with Bannock County prosecutors that involves pleading guilty to felony involuntary manslaughter and felony leaving the scene of an accident charges.
Prosecutors say Carter struck 40-year-old cyclist Bobette “Bobbi” Wilhelm with his truck on Buckskin Road on March 13, 2020. The collision sent Wilhelm down a ravine, where evidence suggests she was alive for some time before succumbing to her injuries.
According to the plea agreement, the prosecution will recommend a nine-year prison sentence.
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