Boca Raton woman arrested in fatal crash that killed bicyclist
Bianca Fichtel had drugs in her system at time of April crash, police say
BOCA RATON, Fla. – A Boca Raton woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal crash involving a bicyclist in April.
Boca Raton police said Bianca Fichtel turned herself in Friday night. She was wanted on charges of DUI manslaughter and failure to drive in a single lane.
Police said Fichtel's Ford F-150 pickup truck drifted into the bike lane on Yamato Road, striking bicyclist George Morreale.
Witnesses told police Fichtel initially continued driving before making a U-turn and returning to the scene of the crash.
Police said blood tests revealed that Fichtel had various drugs in her system at the time of the crash.
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