An alleged DUI driver was arrested after a bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-and-run collision in Huntington Beach late Wednesday, according to police.
A 2012 Toyota Camry and the bicyclist were both headed southbound when the bicyclist was struck by the sedan, police said.
The cyclist, who had been riding in a bike lane, was left in the roadway, according to police.
Matthew Liechty, 37, of Huntington Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Responding officers were told by a witness that the vehicle had fled the scene. The car’s front tire was found in the street.
About a mile away, officers tracked down a car with damage consistent with a recent collision. They arrested the driver, identified as 29-year-old Antonio Magdaleno Jr. of Oxnard.
He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and felony hit-and-run leading to death, according to Mendez.
Magdaleno was uninjured, police said.
Anyone with information was asked to call police Accident Investigator Tai Huynh at 714-536-5670 or Accident Investigator Robert Barr at 714-536-5666.