Hudson Man Charged in Death of Bicyclist
He tried to flee the scene of the traffic crash, but Pasco Sheriff’s deputies caught him, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
PASCO COUNTY – A Hudson man has been accused in the death Friday (Dec. 1) of a bicyclist on State Road 52, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Joseph Alan Barnes, 27, of Hudson, died at the scene.
Garrett Juhler-Robbins, 26, of Hudson, was charged with one count each of DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a crash involving a death.
The crash happened about 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of SR 52 and Chicago Avenue. Troopers said Juhler-Robbins was driving a 2006 Chevrolet pickup truck east on SR 52. He failed to stop at a red traffic signal at Chicago Avenue. Mr. Barnes was riding a bicycle south at the intersection in a marked crosswalk.
The pickup truck entered the intersection and collided with Mr. Barnes.
Troopers said Juhler-Robbins initially tried to flee, but was stopped about two miles away by Pasco County sheriff’s deputies who were in the area. He was later arrested by FHP troopers.
For information about the Florida Highway Patrol, go to flhsmv.gov.
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