News: Gainesville police searching for driver who struck, killed bicyclist


GAINESVILLE, FL – Police in Gainesville are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run incident involving a bicyclist.

In a Facebook post, police said the crash happened behind a Kohl’s store on the 3500 block of Southwest Archer Road near 35th Street.  A man was riding a bicycle behind the store when he was hit by a vehicle.  The victim, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.

A witness told police she saw a gray Toyota pickup truck at the scene speeding at about the same time the incident occurred.  Anyone with further information on the incident was asked to contact the Gainesville Police Department.

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