SAN DIEGO, CA – The driver of a tractor-trailer was arrested on suspicion of DUI after fatally striking a bicyclist in Bonsall on Tuesday morning.
According to a local news story, the 57-year-old Santa Fe Springs resident was driving a tractor-trailer eastbound on State Route 76. The driver hit a bicyclist riding in the bike lane from behind at about 10:15 a.m. near North River Road.
The driver remained on the scene and was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of a drug.
The victim was a 56-year-old Oceanside man. His name has not been released.
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