Driver Flees to Bar After Hitting, Killing Cyclist in Dallas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Driver Flees to Bar After Hitting, Killing Cyclist in Dallas

The driver fled to a nearby bar after the crash

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    Driver Flees to Bar After Hitting, Killing Cyclist in Dallas

    A man was arrested after he hit and killed a woman riding a bicycle late Saturday night.

    Police at 12:05 a.m., the 47-year-old victim was riding a bicycle along the south shoulder of 1100 S. Riverfront Boulevard traveling westbound when the wreck occurred.

    The driver, 22-year-old Jacob Albiar, was driving at a high speed and failed to properly navigate a curve on the roadway. Albiar drove into the south shoulder and struck the victim then collided with a planter box in front of an abandoned business.

    Albiar proceeded to then flee the scene on foot to a nearby bar where officers apprehended him.

    The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.

    Albiar was arrested for intoxication manslaughter and failure to stop and render aid.

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