Police: Hit-and-run suspects fled the scene with body of bicyclist
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:29:28 GMT —
Two men are facing criminal charges following a hit-and-run accident where the impact send the body of a bicyclist into the bed of the suspect's pickup truck.
Edinburg police told Action 4 News 38-year-old Eduardo Arguelles and another cyclist were riding along U.S. Highway 281 and Trenton Avenue when Arguelles was hit by a pickup truck.
Details about the accident were not immediately available but investigators said the Arguelles was killed in the accident and that the impact sent his body directly into the bed of the pickup truck.
The other cyclist called 911 but the driver and passenger fled the scene in the truck with the body in the back of the pickup truck.
Police said the truck was spotted near Iowa and Tower Roads just east of Edinburg city limits.
Investigators believe the two men were trying to get rid of Arguelles' body.
Authorities have not released the names of the two suspects but Edinburg police said both are facing criminal charges.