Suspect's wife calls police after bicyclist is killed in Peoria

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Bicycle rider was killed in Peoria

PEORIA - Early Sunday morning a bicyclist was killed while riding in Peoria.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. in the 8800 block of west Beardsley. According to police, the bike rider was declared dead at the scene but while investigating they got a call that led them to the driver of the car.

Police spokesperson Mike Tellef tells 3TV that, "While the officers were out here we received a second call from a female saying that her husband had just returned home and said he hit a bicyclist."

Police do have the suspect in custody. It is unclear what charges he might face.