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Driver faces homicide charge in drunken driving crash that killed bicyclist

MADISON, Wis. - A bicyclist was struck and killed in a drunk driving crash in Beloit Saturday morning, according to a news release. 

Beloit police arrested 29-year-old Brett R. Hundley, of Clinton, for homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle after he allegedly struck and killed a man on a bicycle going eastbound in the 2600 block of Milwaukee Road around 1:50 a.m. 

Police said a witness administered CPR to the victim. The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital, where he died shortly after arrival. 

The Rock County Medical Examiner's Department identified the victim as 43-year-old Mario Esquivel-Flores, of Beloit. Preliminary autopsy results reveal his death was the result of injuries he sustained during the collision. 

Investigators said Esquivel-Flores did not have any lights on his bicycle and was riding in the road when he was hit.

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