19 Sep 2009

Driver fails breath test after death of cyclist

1:04 pm on 19 September 2009

A woman driver has failed a breath test and will face charges after a cyclist died in Horowhenua on Friday afternoon.

Frank Van Kampen, 46, was in the cycle lane when he was hit from behind by a station wagon on State Highway One near Te Horo.

Police say the licence of the woman, 70, has been suspended and a serious crash investigation is underway.