Jul 222008
Authors: Collegian Staff

An employee of the Department of Journalism and Technical Communication was hit and killed on her bicycle early Tuesday morning by motorist Daniel Price, 20, of Fort Collins.

Rebecca Allen, an undergraduate adviser for the department, and friend Jen Garvey were hit on Drake road at about 5:20 a.m., according to a Fort Collins Police Services press release.

Allen was taken to the Poudre Valley Hospital, where she died of her injuries. Garvey was treated for minor injures in the accident, at the Medical Center of the Rockies and released shortly after.

Allen and Garvey were both wearing helmets at the time of the crash, according to the press release.

The FCPS suspects that Price was under the influence of alcohol. A DUI investigation is pending.

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