Colorado woman sentenced to 10 years in death of Princeton man

 Eunjey Cho of Princeton, N.J. was killed while riding his bike in Colorado September 18, 2013 (Photo from JVC Northwest)

Eunjey Cho of Princeton, N.J. was killed while riding his bike in Colorado September 18, 2013 (Photo from JVC Northwest)

A woman who struck and killed a Princeton man on a cross-country bicycling trip in Colorado has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Thirty-year-old Tonie Rosales learned her punishment Friday in Grand Junction, Colo after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide in 25-year-old Eunjey Cho’s death. Prosecutors agreed to drop drug possession and bail violation charges against her.

The Daily Sentinel reports that Rosales had cocaine and anti-depressants in her system when she fell asleep at the wheel and hit Cho on Sept. 18, 2013 on her way to a court hearing in a drunken-driving case. Cho later died at the hospital.

He was a volunteer with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest in Washington and was riding to his hometown of Princeton, New Jersey to raise money for the organization.

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