Cyclist Fatally Hit in Riverside

Early Thursday morning, a cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the Riverside area. According to KTLA News Channel Five, the incident happened near the intersection of Jackson Street and Colorado Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. Additionally, this wreck happened disturbingly close to an elementary school. The cyclist was reportedly headed south in a bike lane when he entered a regular traffic lane, prior to being struck by a passing vehicle.

The driver initially slowed down but then left the scene. Although the cyclist was treated at the scene and transported to a local hospital, he did not survive his injuries. At this time, authorities are asking for anybody with information about the hit-and-run driver or the incident to come forward. This fatal hit-and-run crash remains under investigation.

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