Driver pleads not guilty in crash with bicyclist


A man accused of driving drunk when he hit a bicyclist last April has pleaded not guilty.

Dana Boser was hit while riding his bike on Pennsylvania Road in the Town of Hinsdale and suffered serious physical injuries. The driver of the pickup that struck him, 24-year-old Charles Hopkins of Hinsdale, was arrested and charged with second degree assault, fourth degree criminal mischief, improper left turn, and DWI.

Hopkins pleaded not guilty and is due back in court at a later date. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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