HPD: Truck driver arrested for killing motorcyclist while under the influence

A pickup truck driver has been placed behind bars overnight Saturday after officials say they killed a motorcyclist while driving under the influence. 

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According to the Houston Police Department, it happened around 2:30 a.m. on HWY 6 just north of Westheimer. That's where officials found a motorcyclist and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Preliminary information dictates the truck driver turned in front of the motorcyclist while making a U-turn, killing him. And after conducting a test, the driver was confirmed to be Driving While Under the influence and taken into custody. 

The motorcyclist has not been identified yet, as of this writing. 

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