Bicyclist struck and killed in Augusta hit-and-run

Bicyclist struck and killed in Augusta hit-and-run

May 15th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a bicyclist in Augusta.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. today near Mike Padgett Highway and Tobacco Road on the city's south side.

Richmond County sheriff's deputies say the cyclist was headed north on Mike Padgett Highway and was hit from the behind.

WRDW-TV reports that deputies Wednesday morning were looking for a red and white pickup truck with front, right damage. They say that truck continued to head north after hitting the cyclist.


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