Bicyclist Cheryl Rolla LaRobardier, 61, killed in collision with alleged DUI driver Blake Nichols Grady, 33, on N.C. Highway 98 in Durham, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Fri, 06/09/2023 - 1:45pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022

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Blake Nichols Grady allegedly hit the cyclist around 11:30 a.m. then hit the cruiser of a Durham County sheriff's deputy, injuring him. He tried to run from the scene but was captured, according to the sheriff's office.

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Cheryl LaRobardier was the cyclist who was hit and killed, the sheriff’s office said. WRAL Investigates reached out to LaRobardier’s family members on Wednesday, but they did not want to discuss her death.

People Involved: 
Cheryl Rolla LaRobardier
Blake Nichols Grady
N.C. Highway 98
Durham, NC