Cyclist Dies Following Wilmington Hit-and-Run Collision
WILMINGTON, CA (December 17, 2018) – A bicyclist was fatally struck by a hit-and-run big rig driver on East Anaheim Street at Sampson Avenue early Friday.
The 5:15 a.m. crash happened at the intersection, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The truck was said to be heading westbound on Anaheim Street before it struck the bicyclist, who was traveling southbound across the westbound lanes of Anaheim Street. The cyclist was struck by the right rear side of the trailer.
Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim dead. Police believe the truck may have been a light-colored vehicle, hauling a dark brown trailer.
The identity of the bicyclist was not available.
The city of Los Angeles is offering up to $50,000 to anyone who will lead authorities to the conviction of the driver involved in this deadly crash. Those with helpful insight are encouraged to contact the LAPD at 877-527-3247.
Our sincerest thoughts and sympathies go out to the bereaved family and friends of the victim. We hope you find peace and comfort around you.
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