Man hit by car in Edinburg
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:11:34 GMT —
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.