Lexington police arrested Jess E. Greathouse, 54, of Lexington in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist on Newtown Pike on Friday afternoon.
Greathouse was charged with leaving the scene of an accident or failing to render aid, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and second-degree manslaughter.
Greathouse was lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center on Saturday. Arraignment is scheduled for Monday.
The Fayette County coroner on Saturday afternoon identified the bicyclist as Martiniano Pozos, 59.
According to a police citation, Greathouse told police he had been drinking alcoholic beverages "all day" before he was involved in the collision with Pozos near Newtown Pike and New Circle Road at 3:09 p.m. Friday. According to the police report, Greathouse had "red bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech and strong odor of alcoholic beverages," and knew of his involvement in the collision.
Passersby tried to perform CPR on Pozos, but he was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
County Coroner Gary Ginn said Friday that Pozos appeared to have died of head trauma.
Pozos was inbound on Newtown Pike, traveling with traffic. Witnesses said he was hit by a silver pickup and provided police with a license plate number and description of the driver, who they thought was a woman.
Greathouse drives a gray 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup.
According to court records, Greathouse had at least one previous arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Fayette County, in July 2013, and had previous arrests in 2007 for public intoxication, theft and third-degree burglary.