Police: Drunk driver hits, kills man on bicycle - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Police: Drunk driver hits, kills man on bicycle

RICHLAND, MS (WLBT) - Police in Richland say a cyclist is dead after being struck by a drunk driver on Old Highway 49 on Christmas Eve.

According to officials, it happened around 6:15 p.m. in front of KLLM Trucking Company.

Investigators said an intoxicated driver struck a pedestrian riding a bicycle, then wrecked the vehicle.

The victim died after medics arrived at the scene.

His name has not been released by law enforcement at this point.

Charges are pending in the case.

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