Cyclist killed in Durham hit-and-run

Jul. 09, 2013 @ 05:04 AM

A bicyclist traveling north on Hillandale Road died after a northbound vehicle struck them from behind and kept going on Monday between Hillandale Golf Course and Interstate 85.

Durham police report that the victim was taken to Duke University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses told police they saw a dark-colored, possibly burgundy late 90s, early 2000s model sedan brake suddenly and swerve before continuing north on Hillandale.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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