News: Speeding hit-and-run driver fatally hits cyclist in East Tampa 


EAST TAMPA, FL – A person was said to have driven at a high rate when they fatally struck a cyclist before fleeing the scene after 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. 

FOX 13 News said this collision happened adjacent to East 21st Avenue and North 19th Avenue. Home security footage revealed that upon getting hit, the bicycle came up in the air, and the cyclist landed on top of his bike. The hit-and-run suspect was said to have driven a light blue, gray, or possibly silver sedan before fleeing away. 

The cyclist succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. 

Police said the suspect was last seen on East 21st Avenue. Anyone who can provide more information on this collision is asked to contact authorities at the phone number listed in the initial source. 

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