Police Searching for Hit-and-run Driver who killed Bicyclist Thomas Dryer
WINCHESTER, Calif. (July 31, 2018) – A bicyclist identified on social media as Thomas Dryer was struck and killed last week by a hit-and-run driver on Scott road, roughly a mile east of Leon Road, according to a report by the Patch.
The bicyclist’s body was found dead by passersby on the roadside about 9:30 a.m. on Thursday morning. A gas can was found nearby and locals say they often saw the victim carrying a gas can while riding his bike. It’s unknown when the incident took place but it’s believed it happened sometime between Wednesday evening, July 25, and the morning of Thursday, July 26.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the fatal hit-and-run that occurred on Scott Road, about a mile east of Leon Road in the Winchester area in Riverside County.
Witnesses are asked to contact Officer Strom at the Temecula CHP office, (951) 506-2000.
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Police are piecing together the evidence found at the scene in an effort to locate the suspect who left this man to die without stopping to help him.
We hope that eventually the person is located and held responsible for their actions. If a negligent driver is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may also be grounds for a civil lawsuit or wrongful death claim.
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