GALVESTON, Texas — A man is facing a murder charge after Galveston police said he crashed into two cyclists Wednesday night after getting into a fight with one of them.
This happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of 32nd Street and Avenue R.
Police said the call came in as a major accident involving a motor vehicle and several bikes.
First responders attempted life-saving efforts on one of the cyclists before he was taken to an area hospital where he died. He was identified as 32-year-old Cody Compian of Galveston.
The second cyclist was treated for minor injuries and released at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle, later identified as 62-year-old Roy Gonzalez of Galveston, was detained shortly after the crash.
Witnesses told police Gonzalez had gotten into a fight with Compian before the crash.
An investigation led to his arrest where he was charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Gonzalez's bond has been set at $750,000.
This crash remains under investigation.