By Chrisleen Herard,
Special to the AFRO
A man was killed during a morning ride on his bicycle in North Baltimore on Oct. 19, according to police.
The 66-year-old bicyclist was riding westbound in the 300 block of West North Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. Baltimore authorities were advised of the incident after they responded to a call shortly before 11 a.m.
While the man lay wounded in the middle of the street, another vehicle fatally struck him. Medics transported him to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Shock Trauma, where he was later pronounced dead.
The Accident Investigation Unit (AIU) was requested at the scene to finish conducting the investigation and authorities are contacting the next of kin.
The BPD is urging the public to contact AIU investigators with any information regarding the fatal hit-and-run at 410-396-2606 or the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP for those who would like to remain anonymous.