More information about yesterday’s crash that killed one cyclist and left another seriously injured:
Baltimore County police have identified an Owings Mills man who was fatally struck by a car while riding his bicycle Tuesday afternoon near Butler and Falls roads.
Lawrence Bensky, 42, of the first block of Quarterhouse Court was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the initial police investigation, Faith Frenzel, 64, of the 1900 block of Gravel Road in Hampstead was driving her 2001 Toyota Echo westbound on Butler Road about 4:30 p.m. when she struck Bensky’s pedacycle on the shoulder of the road. The pedacycle became lodged in the front of the car before colliding with Joel Alan Wyman, who was also riding a pedaycle, sending both victims off the road, police said.
Wyman, 45, of the 2200 block of Harmony Woods Road in Owings Mills was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he was in serious condition.
Police were preparing charges against Frenzel, pending the completion of their investigation.
Yes, you read correctly. She hit them on the shoulder of the road. And the police are preparing charges. I wonder if any will stick?