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Bicyclist Fatally Dies in Wilson County, Tennessee (TN)


June 15, 2019

WILSON COUNTY, TN – According to an online news report at tennessean.com, a bicyclist died in Wilson County after a crash involving two automobiles with one that fled the scene of the accident, per the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

A man, aged sixty-six from Lebanon, Tennessee, has been identified as the bicyclist who was killed, per a report issued by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The man was riding a bike at the 4200 block of Old Murfreesboro Road over the weekend when he was hit by a vehicle that failed to stop and render aid to him or call 911.

The male bicyclist, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report, left the man stranded in the road.  Because he was in the roadway, a second vehicle, a 2005 Ford Van, struck the man in the late evening hours, per the report.

The vehicle that police are searching for is a Saturn Vue from 20o2 to 2007 or a 2005 to 2009 Chevrolet Equinox.  The vehicle that hit the bicyclist is reported as being gold or tan in color and is missing the driver’s side mirror.

It is believed that the hit and run driver’s vehicle may also have damage to the front or driver’s side and potentially both, per the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

No charges have been pursued at this time. The accident remains under investigation by local police.  There are no further details on the incident at this time.

Anyone who has information on this accident can call the Tennessee Highway Patrol Nashville District Regional Dispatch Center at (615) 741-2060.

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Source:https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/wilson/2019/06/10/thp-bicyclist-killed-hit-and-run-wilson-county/1413166001/

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