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Bicyclist killed in Fullerton hit-and-run

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Fullerton police investigate a hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist dead on Wednesday, July 12, 2012.

Fullerton police investigate a hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist dead on Wednesday, July 12, 2012. (KABC Photo)

Fullerton police are searching for a black vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist dead on Wednesday.

Authorities said the victim, identified as a man in his 20s, appeared to have come off a popular biking trail and was crossing Bastanchury Road at Morelia Avenue when a black vehicle hit him at about 10:20 a.m.

The vehicle fled the scene, and then the victim was hit by a second vehicle, which stopped.

The bicyclist was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

A suspect vehicle description was not immediately available. No further information was available at this time.

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