- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 2, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 23-year-old motorist faces murder charges after Spokane police say he deliberately struck and killed a bicyclist following a dispute.

KREM-TV reports that Billy Dalager, of Spokane, appeared in court Monday and was ordered held on $500,000 bail.

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office says 30-year-old Don Meilike died from blunt head injuries. He died at the scene early Sunday.

Witnesses told police the two men argued about a pair of speakers when things turned violent.

Police say at least two vehicles chased the victim on his bicycle. One of the vehicles ran him over, killing him.

Police say the driver fled the scene but was located and taken into custody around 6:20 p.m. Sunday.

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Information from: KREM-TV, https://www.krem.com/

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