DOVER, FL – A male cyclist died at the scene Saturday night after a vehicle struck him on a busy road in central Hillsborough County before fleeing, reports Tampa Beacon.
Police say the incident happened around 9:15 p.m. in the 3200 block of Sydney Dover Road, which is near Keith Waller Park. Responders at the scene found the male victim, who had been biking in or near the northbound lane of traffic.
A preliminary investigation suggests that the vehicle involved in the crash could be a small, dark pickup truck. Authorities ask anyone with information to share to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
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