36-Year-Old Cyclist Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on La Honda Drive in Escondido
ESCONDIDO, CA (November 23, 2019) – A bicyclist died in a hit-and-run crash Saturday morning in Escondido.
The fatal crash happened around 11:52 a.m. on La Honda Drive, just north of El Norte Parkway.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the cyclist was part of a larger group going southbound on La Honda Drive. The victim flew off his mountain bike when a vehicle struck him.
As a result, the cyclist suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Authorities only described him as a 36-year-old man from Vista. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Investigator said the driver of the car never stopped and continued going northbound on La Honda Drive.
A short while later, investigators got a break in the case. The mangled car was spotted on the 600-block of Aster Street, just a half-mile away from the crash site.
10News spoke to neighbors watching the commotion, who said they did not recognize the sedan.
At this time, the suspect remains at large and authorities are still investigating the incident.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. We hope that the investigation of authorities will end up bringing justice wherever it is due.
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