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      Man hit by car in Edinburg

      Autopedestrian accident in Edinburg

      A man is behind bars after he allegedly hit and killed an elderly man riding his bicycle.

      The fatal accident happened off Sugar and Canton Roads just after 9 a.m. Wednesday.

      Edinburg police told Action 4 News that 68-year-old Kenneth Bothwell died in the accident.

      Investigators said Bothwell was from South Dakota but visiting the area and riding his bicycle.

      Officers arrested the 50-year-old driver on an intoxication manslaughter charge.

      Investigators believe the suspect was under the influence of a controlled susbstance at the time of the accident.

      The suspect's name is being withheld until his arraignment on Thursday morning.

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