Update: Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run crash in Socorro

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash that happened Thursday night in Socorro near Valle Suave Drive and Moon Road.

The Socorro Police Department said that 48-year-old Armando Perez died of his injuries. The crash happened just after 7 p.m. Perez was riding his bike on Moon Road when he was struck by a car, which fled the scene, heading north on Moon Road.

Soccoro Police are searching for the driver who fled, and are asking the public to be on the lookout for vehicles with a considerable amount of recent front-end damage.

If you have any information, call the Socorro Police Department at (915) 858-6983 or Crime Stoppers of El Paso at (915) 566-8477. Any tips that lead to an arrest may receive a reward.

EARLIER:

A bicyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run that happened Thursday night in Socorro.

The crash happened just after 7 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Valle Suave Drive and Moon Road. The bicyclist was hit and the driver fled the scene.

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