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Sheriff: Georgia cyclist dies after being hit by 2 motorists

Bicycle Accident
Posted at 8:29 PM, Nov 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-06 20:29:40-05

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead after he was struck by two motorists while riding a bicycle on along Georgia road.

One of the drivers fled the scene after hitting the cyclist Saturday morning, the Bibb County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. The driver of the second vehicle that also struck the bike rider remained on the scene as emergency responders arrived.

The deadly collision happened in a largely residential area of Macon. The sheriff’s office said it’s investigating.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones told news outlets the cyclist who died had been identified as 50-year-old Rupert Shane Ward.