Bicyclist fatally struck by DUI driver in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach police respond to the area near Bolsa Chica Road and Heil Avenue where a male bicyclist was fatally struck Monday, Sept. 1, 2014.

A 55-year-old male bicyclist was fatally struck by an alleged drunk driver in Huntington Beach Monday, police said.

The incident occurred near Bolsa Chica Road and Oahu Drive around 6:30 p.m.

The cyclist was transported to a local hospital after being rear-ended by a white Mercedes Benz sedan. He was later pronounced dead. His name was withheld pending notification of kin.

The suspect was arrested for driving under the influence, but could face additional charges.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information was urged to contact Huntington Beach Police Accident Investigator Tai Huynh at (714) 536-5670.

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