Bicyclist struck and killed by car in Berrien County

A driver who struck and killed a woman who was riding her bike in Berrien County on Monday afternoon was booked into the county jail on alcohol-related charges.

Police arrested 37-year-old Derek Loraff, from Three Oaks, Michigan, Monday afternoon after the crash.

According to sheriff's deputies, Loraff crashed into the woman on her bike near the intersection of Warren Woods and Mill Road around 3:15 p.m.

The bicyclist was identified as Peggy Hillman from Indianapolis. She had also been residing in Lakeside, Michigan.

The accident is still under investigation.

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