27-Year-Old Ceres Man Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on Moffett Road
CERES, CA (June 15, 2018) – A man was killed Friday evening after his bicycle was struck by a pickup truck that fled the scene. The Stanislaus County Coroner’s officials identified 27-year-old Aaron Bryant of Ceres, as the hit-and-run victim.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly collision happened shortly before 6:00 PM at the intersection of Service Road and Moffett Road. The pickup was traveling west on Service, approaching Moffett at an unknown speed.
At the same time, a maroon BMX bike, driven by Bryant, was also approaching the intersection when it entered the pickup’s path for unknown reasons. The impact of the collision ejected Bryant from his bicycle, causing him to slam into a wooden utility pole. He sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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The driver of the pickup continued westbound on Service and proceeded to head north on Blaker Road. Authorities claimed that the pickup, described to be a GMC Sierra, was expected to have sustained damage on its right headlight, front fender and driver’s side mirror. An image of the vehicle captured by a security camera was also released to the public.
On June 18, an anonymous tipster informed the CHP about a pickup truck that matched the description of the vehicle involved in the incident. Investigators confirmed that the truck spotted in the Ceres area was the vehicle they had been looking for. However, the driver’s identity and whereabouts are still unknown.
Anyone with relevant information about this hit-and-run incident is encouraged to contact Modesto-area CHP Office at (209) 545-7440. No further details have been released at this time.
We extend our sincerest sympathies to the bereaved loved ones of Aaron Bryant. Not only will he be remembered as a strong survivor of a brain tumor, but also as a loving son and friend. May he rest in peace.
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