A Chula Vista cyclist and political activist is dead after getting killed on a cross-country bike ride.
Jim Gaffney was killed by a suspected drunk driver east of St. Louis over the weekend.
He was more than halfway done with a 3,000 mile ride protesting government bailouts but never made it to Washington.
According to his postings on YouTube Jim gafney left Chula Vista on April 27th - 55 days into his bike riding protest.
Illinois state police say he was killed by a drunk driver on Father's Day.
For more on the story please view the video as News 8's Jeff Zevely reports on Gaffney's life and mission.
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