Dallas Bicyclist Killed in Suspected Drunk Driving Accident

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A man riding a bicycle was killed in southeast Dallas after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver.

Fatal Bicycle-vs-Car Accident in DallasImage Credit: Dallas Morning News

Dallas Police responded to the scene of a car-vs-bicycle accident in the 5100 block of Great Trinity Forest Way (near I-45) in east Oak Cliff at around 11:00 p.m. Friday night.

According to reports, the victim (described as a young male) was riding a bicycle eastbound on Great Trinity Forest Way when he was struck by another eastbound driver and knocked off his bike. Tragically, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police determined the driver to be under the influence, and he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. It’s unknown whether or not police plan to charge the man with intoxication manslaughter, but the investigation is still ongoing.

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By | 2018-10-15T12:27:34-05:00 October 11th, 2018|

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