Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Woman Accused Of Hitting Two Bicyclists Pleads Guilty

The woman accused of hitting two bicyclists on Labor Day, killing one and severely injuring the other, pleaded guilty yesterday to the charges against her. 29-year-old Jessica Goddard from Cayucos, has been charged with two felony counts: gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs causing injury. Goddard initially pleaded not guilty at her arraignment last week, but changed her plea at her prelim yesterday. Goddard is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 8. She faces a maximum of 14 years in state prison.