A 63-year-old Huntington Beach man riding his bike on Pacific Coast Highway was killed after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, according to a news report.
Huntington Beach police said that Michael Lippman was riding his bicycle north on Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint Street and Warner Avenue when he was struck by a silver Hyundai that then fled the scene. Lippman died at the scene.
Police later responded to another accident report at Westminster Boulevard and Kitts Highway in Seal Beach involving a vehicle of the same description and arrested Joel Alexander Murphy, 27, of Mission Viejo, on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.
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