Deputies investigating fatal hit and run

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PHOENIX - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal hit and run accident involving a bicycle and a vehicle.

The accident happened around 2:00 a.m. near 228th Street and Ocotillo.

The Maricopa Sheriff's Office Traffic unit is investigating the incident at the moment

The suspect Gary Foshe, 53, is in police custody and was booked into 4th Avenue jail on 1 count of Manslaughter and 2 counts of endangerment.

Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor

The name of the victim has not been released pending next of kin notification

According to deputies the victim, along with two friends were riding their bikes eastbound on Ocotillo when Foshe, driving westbound, crossed over the lane and struck and killed the victim.

Foshe did flee the scene before being arrested a short time later.