Suspect who hit, killed woman walking her dog out on bond

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A suspect who allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian while she was out with her husband walking their dog is currently out of jail on a $25,000 bond.

Kristina Joyce Ryl is facing charges of operating while intoxicated causing death, reckless driving causing death, reckless driving causing serious impairment of body function and operating while intoxicated causing serious injury.

Joy Gillette, 75, and her husband were out for a walk with their two dogs in late August when a driver struck them, killing Joy and one of the dogs.

According to police, the male victim is still in serious condition and the second dog returned home after running away from the scene.

Ryl is set to be back in court on October 17.

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2 comments

  • jerry

    ANOTHER GREAT JOB FROM OUR FINE COURTS kill A PERSON DRUNK DRIVING AND GET OUT ON BAIL 10% of 25,000.00 2,500.00 and your free to drink and drive once more to bad that worthless drunk was not hit

  • Terry

    Totally agree. These pieces of societal crap need to be put away for more than a lousy 10-15 yrs. and NEVER allowed to own/drive again.