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Bicyclist Dies in State Road 674 Hit and Run

Florida HIghway Patrol | Hit and Run | FHP

FHP troopers say they are looking for an orange Toyota Camry or Corolla with a missing headlight and damage to the front right fender.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A bicyclist died early this morning (May 31) when he was hit by a car that fled the scene, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Information about the bicyclist was not immediately available. Troopers said he died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.

The crash happened about 1:05 a.m. on State Road 674 west of 24th Avenue SE in Hillsborough County.

Troopers said the car, a sedan-type, was traveling east on SR 674 in the outside lane when it overtook and collided with the bicyclist.

The driver fled the scene.

Troopers said they are looking for a 2007 or later model orange Toyota Corolla or Camry with damage to its right front fender and a missing headlight assembly. Anyone with information is asked to call the FHP at (813) 558-1800 or Crime Stoppers online at crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using their P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids.

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL.

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