Sacto 9-1-1
June 9, 2013
Coroner identifies cyclist slain in fight with driver

Joseph Leonard mugshot.JPGBy Brad Branan
bbranan@sacbee.com

The Sacramento County Coroner's Office identified the bicyclist killed in an altercation last week as Toussaint Harrison, 34.

Harrison was fatally injured Thursday morning when a driver hit him, then got out and kicked him, according to the Sheriff's Department.

Joseph Paul Leonard, 60, (pictured at left) has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He was originally arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, until Harrison died Saturday.

Witnesses say Leonard and Harrison got into a fight in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant. Harrison was attempting to flee when Leonard hit him with his pickup at Howe Avenue and Arden Way.

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