Investigation in Gillett's death almost complete

The legal investigation of the death of Australian pro cyclist Amy Gillett has almost reached its...

The legal investigation of the death of Australian pro cyclist Amy Gillett has almost reached its end. Gillett died during a training ride with her AIS teammates in Germany on July 18, when an 18 year-old woman lost control of her car and hit the cyclists.

According to the newspaper Ostthüringer Zeitung, the public prosecutors in Gera, Germany, will announce its verdict in about six weeks' time. The driver of the car has been accused of unintentional injuries and manslaughter. According to adult criminal law, the woman can be sentenced to a fine or imprisonment for up to five years, but due to her age, the milder youth criminal law may be applied.

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