Drunk driver who killed cyclist in KY charged with murder

Odilon Paz-Salvador (Top) Mark Hinkel (Bottom)

Odilon Paz-Salvador (Top)
Mark Hinkel (Bottom)

Drunk driver who killed cyclist in KY charged with murder

VIDEO – Deadly bicycle crash https://youtu.be/weQYh681ih0 via @YouTube


Cyclist hit & killed by driver https://youtu.be/EBf7SzLG9Qw via @YouTube


Police: ‘Cold beer in cup holder’ of truck that killed cyclist

“Police found a “cold beer in the cup holder” of the truck that killed Lexington lawyer Mark Hinkel during the Horsey Hundred.

“Odilon Paz-Salvador told the arresting officer he had drank six beers and smoked marijuana before the fatal crash at 1235 Lemons Mill Road Saturday, according to the police report.

“Hinkel, 57, was struck head-on and hit the windshield of the black Dodge truck driven by Paz-Salvador. The impact, according to the police report, left “a huge hole” in the windshield. Hinkel landed, bleeding but alive, on the bed cover of the truck.

“Paz-Salvador, who doesn’t have a driver’s license or Social Security number, drove nearly three miles with Hinkel in his truck.

“He was stopped by Georgetown police after a patrol officer saw a man in the back of the truck “wearing reflective clothing.”

“Paz-Salvador was stopped at 57 Reno Drive inside the Ponderosa Mobile Home Park shortly after the crash at 3:30 p.m. He refused a breathalyzer and blood was drawn after a warrant was issued. The results are not yet available.

“Hinkel was pronounced dead at 4:18 p.m. at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital…

“Paz-Salvador, 29, was being held in the Scott County jail. He’s charged with murder, wanton endangerment, leaving the scene of a fatal accident and failure to render aid…”

Read more: Police: ‘Cold beer in cup holder’ of truck that killed cyclist | Bluegrass Moms | Kentucky.com http://www.kentucky.com/2015/05/25/3868593/police-cold-beer-in-cup-holder.html

Cyclists remember man hit and killed during Georgetown’s Horsey Hundred

“Cyclists are remembering a man hit and killed with less than a mile left of his hundred mile bike ride on Saturday.

“Mark Hinkel, 57, was a part of the annual Horsey Hundred in Georgetown. Police tell WKYT that Hinkel was on Lemons Mill Road when a driver crossed the center line and hit him head-on…”

Continue reading: Cyclists remember man hit and killed during Georgetown’s Horsey Hundred – http://www.wkyt.com/home/headlines/Cyclists-remember-man-hit-and-killed-during-Georgetowns-Horsey-Hundred-304876491.html

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