Suspect Caught In Koreatown Hit-And-Run That Left Bicyclist Dead

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A suspect has been arrested on drunken driving charges in an early morning hit-and-run Wednesday in Koreatown that killed a bicyclist.

At around 2 a.m., a car was headed south on Western Avenue, near San Marino Street, when it collided with a bicyclist, according to Los Angeles police. The driver then fled.

Officers and Los Angeles firefighters responded and pronounced the bicyclist, a man, dead at the scene. He was not named.

The suspect, who was also not immediately identified, was caught and arrested nearby on felony counts of hit-and-run and driving under the influence of intoxicants.

The exact circumstances of the crash were not confirmed.

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