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Driver charged with DUI after killing bicyclist

Kenya Matthews (Source: Family) Kenya Matthews (Source: Family)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man is behind bars after a crash left a bicyclist dead Thursday night, according to Memphis Police Department.

The crash happened on Weaver Road around 10:40 p.m.

When police arrived at the scene, they found 32-year-old Kenya Matthews dead on the side of the road.

Matthews is the son of radio talk show host Thaddeus Matthews.

Police said the driver stopped on Raines Road near Weaver and returned to where Matthews was hit.

The driver, 62-year-old Melvin Andrew, told police he has just come from the club and had a few shots.

Police arrested Andrew and charged him with vehicular homicide involving DUI. Police said Andrew had no valid driver’s license or insurance.

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