Sentencing for Driver in Fatal Bicycle Crash

A 23-year-old Dewitt woman will be sentenced on Wednesday for her role in fatal crash.

Mitizi Nelson pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge in connection with a crash that killed a bicyclist in September 2014.

Prosecutors say Nelson was driving east on West Howe Road, between Francis and South Forest Hill roads when her car hit 35-year-old Jill Byelich.

According to prosecutors, Nelson may have been distracted by her cell phone.

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