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Elderly man killed in hit-and-run

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. - Cathedral City Police say a bicyclist was struck by a SUV going westbound on Highway 111, just east of Golf Club Drive around 8:00 Saturday night.

Bicyclist, identified as 70 year-old  Edward James Shaieb, was pronounced dead on scene.

The Riverside County Connor's Bureau says Shaieb was not wearing a helmet.

Police tell us the driver fled the area, but he went home and called police.  He was arrested in Palm Springs about 20 minutes later.

The driver is being held on manslaughter, felony hit and run, and DUI charges.  

The identity of the driver have not been released.

Westbound lanes of East Palm Canyon was closed for a few hours while police investigated.

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