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July 23, 2019

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Police: Driver suspected of DUI hits, kills bicyclist

A man suspected of driving under the influence hit and killed a bicyclist on a sidewalk and then left the scene, according to Metro Police.

The incident happened about 8:50 p.m. Sunday on Torrey Pines Drive, near Charleston Boulevard. A pickup truck was headed north when it ran onto the sidewalk, hit the cyclist and crashed through a wall into the backyard of a home in the 6300 block of Bannock Way, police said.

The bicyclist was taken to University Medical Center and pronounced dead, police said. His name will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

The 43-year-old driver of the pickup left the scene on foot and was located at his home, police said. He showed signs of impairment and was arrested on counts of DUI and hit-and-run, police said. His name was not immediately released.

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