Bicyclist Killed by Apparent Hit-And-Run Driver

Austin Police Officers responded to a serious injury crash in the 3500 Block of S. Lamar Boulevard involving and bicyclist and an SUV.

Reports say the victim was riding his bicycle southbound on S. Lamar Blvd when a dark colored SUV, also traveling southbound, struck his bicycle and then left the scene. The victim is reported to have been traveling in the far right lane of S. Lamar Blvd.

The victim, only identified as a 24-year-old male, was transported to University Medical Center at Brackenridge where he was pronounced deceased on Sunday, April 24, 2011 as a result of his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8164. This case remains under investigation.

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