Male Bicyclist Killed in DUI Accident near West Macdevitt Street
BALDWIN PARK, CA (November 16, 2021) – Saturday morning, Amelia Salazar was arrested after fatally striking a bicyclist on Puente Avenue.
Police responded to the scene around 5:02 a.m., near Macdevitt Street. According to reports, Salazar struck and killed a male bicycle rider in the 3400 block of Puente Avenue.
Due to the impact of the collision, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, 25-year-old Amelia Salazar was arrested for vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI causing injury.
Authorities only described the deceased victim as a 53-year-old man from La Puente.
At this time, the deadly bicycle accident remains under active investigation. Once available, further details will be provided.
The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to send their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this time.
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