Timothy Grulke, 21, of Waunakee, Wisconsin, has admitted that he fell asleep at the wheel of his motor vehicle before crashing into Carrie Pete, 37, of Madison, Wisconsin.
Grulke was driving his pickup truck in Westport, WI at around 11:30 a.m. At that time, he veered off the road and struck Pete, who was riding her bicycle at the time of the car accident.
Witnesses say that Grulke’s pickup truck veered onto the shoulder of the road several times before striking Pete on her bike. Grulke admitted to the sheriff’s department that he had fallen asleep behind the wheel before the fatal bicycle crash.
Pete was pronounced dead at the scene of the bicycle accident. Grulke has not yet been charged or cited for the motor vehicle crash incident.
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