KYLE, Texas – Authorities with the Kyle Police Department said they arrested a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run that that occurred at the end of May.
Gilbert Villegas, 47, of San Marcos, was arrested in the Houston area and charged with accident involving death, a second-degree felony.
Villegas is accused of striking John Lyon, 53, of Kyle, while he was riding a bicycle along the I-35 access road in Kyle. Police believe Villegas, who did not stop to render aid, then fled the area.
Lyon was discovered by the driver of another vehicle.
Though the suspect is in custody, police say the vehicle involved in the crash has not been recovered. The Kyle Police Department believes that the vehicle used in this crime is being hidden and is asking for the public’s help in locating it.
The vehicle is described as a dark grey 2010 Kia Optima, bearing Texas license plate DPT7314.