Preliminary hearing set for Benjamin Vanderploeg

Preliminary hearing scheduled for driver that hit bicyclist

The trial for a man, charged in a deadly bike accident in Cannon Township, is moving forward.  During a conference today, 49 year old Benjamin VanderPloeg's  preliminary hearing was scheduled for September 14th.

He's accused of hitting bicyclist,  49 year old Charles Driggers, on August 19th.   Police say VanderPloeg left the scene of the crash.  He's charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a suspended license causing death. 

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