- Associated Press - Thursday, January 8, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - A man has been accused of manslaughter in a traffic accident that killed a bicyclist two months ago in a Phoenix suburb.

Phoenix police announced Thursday that 24-year-old Diego Ivan Venegas was arrested in the case and booked into jail.

It’s unclear if he has a lawyer yet.

Police say 59-year-old Dwayne Faulkner was bicycling on Pecos Road in Ahwatukee when he was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by Venegas on Nov. 12.

Detectives say they saw signs and symptoms of drug impairment, and toxicology analysis confirmed that drugs within the driver’s system at the time of the fatal accident.


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