Elderly bicyclist killed in hit and run accident.

Friday, April 2, 2010 - 8:09am

An elderly man, riding his bicycle, died after being struck by a moving car north of Palmview on FM 2221 and Mistflower street.

Alejandro Orquiza, 70 years-old, was riding his bike northbound on Mistflower when police suspect that he failed to yield the right of way to the truck. The driver of the truck, Carlos Barbosa Jr., was driving eastbound and was arrested for not stopping to render aid. Mr. Orquiza was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

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