UPDATE: Bicycle rider struck by vehicle identified

UPDATE: Bicycle rider struck by vehicle identified

Updated: 9:27 a.m.

Lubbock Police Officers were called to the 1000 block of Slide Road, just after 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 28th,  following reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. 

Upon arrival, officers located the victim, 18-year-old Davion Boswell, who was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Laura Reynolds, was placed under arrest for DWI and was transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center. 

At this time, it appears Boswell was riding a bicycle southbound on Slide Road, when he was struck by the car driven by Reynolds, which was also traveling south.

Detectives in LPD’s Accident Investigation Unit plant to investigate this case further by mapping the scene Friday, June 29th, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Investigators will shut down both north and southbound lanes of Slide Road, from 4th to 13th street. Detectives anticipate the mapping to take about three hours.

The investigation is on-going and additional charges are possible.

Police say a bicycle rider was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver early Thursday morning. Police responded to the area of 11th and Slide Road and found the victim lying in the road. The victim died at the scene. 

Officers arrested the driver, identified as 23-year-old Laura Reynolds. 

The victim has not been publicly identified. 

Check back here for more updates. 

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