Cyclist killed in Eugene hit-and-run
Sunday, May 27, 2012
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Police are looking for a vehicle that struck and killed a 54-year-old cyclist in Eugene.
The man was hit just after 11 p.m. Saturday night. Sheriff's deputies said they believe the vehicle was a white Ford passenger car. The car left the crash scene, leaving the man lying in the roadway.
A witness told investigators that when a driver stopped to help the man, another passing vehicle hit him and injured him further. The man died at a local hospital.
Area resident Tamra Tucker told KVAL News she drove to the end of her block to see what was going on after she heard the accident. She said the man's bike was folded in half, and there were groceries all over the road.
Information from: KVAL-TV, http://www.kval.com/