Homicide

In bicyclist's death, one man pleads guilty in deal with prosecutors, another awaits trial

As prosecutor, Jeremy Markle read the statement of the facts aloud, Alexander Michael Crosby bowed his head, his eyes fixed on the table.

Markle said Crosby took a Heritage Gardens Tree and Lawn Care Specialists truck and plowed it into a bicyclist, Brian Utne, and left him to die on the side of a York County road on Oct. 25, 2018.

On Thursday, Crosby pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident. A third charge of reckless driving was dropped as part of a plea deal and cooperation agreement with prosecutors.

In the minutes after the October crash, Crosby caught up to a coworker who called their boss, Markle said. The boss,...

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