Driver Accused of Hitting Bicyclist at Pinellas Park Turns Himself Over to Police

According to Pinellas Park Police, a 31-year-old man handed himself over to the police on Monday on allegations that he drove into a bicyclist last month and then fled the crash scene.

Kenneth James Robert Stivers, of Land O’Lakes, faces a charge of leaving the scene of a crash that resulted in injury.

Here’s the manner b which the police described the June 29 incident:

Duncan Craver, 20, pedaled his bike west across halted northbound traffic on U.S. 19 at the intersection of 70th Avenue N at about 8 p.m. He didn’t have the light and crossed U.S. 19 halfway, police said, stopping in the median between northbound and southbound traffic.

At that point, Craver was struck by a southbound gold Chevrolet Silverado pickup that police said drifted out of its lane and into the median.

The pickup then drove off. Craver was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. A witness gave police video of the incident captured by a dashboard camera.

When he turned himself in, police said Stivers was accompanied by his attorney but made no statements to them.

Stivers was booked into the Pinellas County jail, where he was being held late on Monday in lieu of $5,000 bail.

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