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Woman Charged in Fatal Outagamie Texting Crash

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APPLETON, WI  (WSAU)  -  A 19-year-old Outagamie County woman accused of texting while driving has been charged with the death of a man.

James Weiss 46-year-old James Weiss was riding his bike just after midnight on July 28, 2012 in Little Chute, when investigators say he was struck by a car driven by PaKou Xiong. Investigators say there were no tire marks leading them to believe Xiong's made no attempt to stop.  Weiss was hospitalized in Neenah, where he died August 4th .

Xiong remains jailed in the Outagamie County Jail awaiting an initial court appearance.  Prosecutors anticipate charging her with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle. James Weiss' bicycle did have reflectors and working lights at the time of the crash.

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