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Florin Fatal Bicycle Hit-and-Run Crash Power Inn Road Blackhawk Drive

Florin Fatal Bicycle Hit-and-Run Crash Power Inn Road Blackhawk Drive

Bicyclist, 76, Killed in Florin Hit-and-Run Near Power Inn and Blackhawk

FLORIN, CA (July 3, 2021) – A hit-and-run crash killed a bicyclist near Power Inn Road and Blackhawk Drive in Florin.

According to The Sacramento Bee and KCRA News, the tragic accident occurred on Saturday. Officers reported the collision at about 5:45 p.m.

The incident happened a 76-year-old man was riding a bicycle on Power Inn Road at the intersection with Blackhawk Drive in Florin.

At the same time, a vehicle was making a right turn southbound on Power Inn. The California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason, the driver struck the cyclist in the bike lane.

Bicycle Rider Hit by Car

Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived and found the victim left lying on the ground. He sustained major injuries as a result of the collision.

Medical personnel pronounced the bicyclist dead at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that the motorist stopped after hitting the rider, drove forward and ran over the victim. The suspect soon sped off on southbound Power Inn, turning right onto Loucreta Drive.

The report described the car as a dark gray Toyota Sequoia, a newer model at least 2012. Officers forced the area of Power Inn and Blackhawk to shut down following the collision.

The fatal Florin hit-and-run crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information can call 916-861-1300 or the Crime Stoppers at 916-443-4357.

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