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Trial of man accused of the hit and run death of bicyclist begins today

ESCONDIDO – The trial for the driver accused of hitting and killing a bicyclist before fleeing the scene in Escondido begins today.  

According to authorities, driver of a dark colored Toyota sedan collided with 36-year-old bicyclist Kevin Lentz of Vista in the 1600 block of La Honda Drive. The sedan was recovered on Aster Street.  

CBS8 reports that Jamison Connor, 42, was later arrested and charged with multiple felonies including hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence 

While this incident does not include a driving under the influence charge, Connor is charged with a DUI from the day that he was arrested on Nov. 28, less than week after the fatal hit-and-run.  

Lentz is survived by a young son and wife.  

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