UPDATE: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso police continue to investigate a fatal hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning, Dec. 13, that left a bicyclist dead.
Police say 26-year-old Austin Brazda was riding his bicycle along the 1300 block of George Dieter a little after midnight.
Police say he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene. Three other vehicles managed to avoid Brazda, who was lying in the roadway.
The bicyclist was taken to the hospital but died there.
Investigators are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver who fled the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call (915) 832-4400 or you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (915) 566-8477.
This is the city’s 70th traffic fatality, compared with 70 at the same time last year.
Original story: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – One person riding a bicycle was struck and killed in east El Paso according to El Paso Police department.
Officers responded to a hit-and-run emergency call just after midnight Tuesday on George Dieter Dr. and Gateway West.
The Special Traffic Investigation unit is asking if anyone has any information on this incident to please contact the police department at 915 832 4400 or Crimestoppers of El Paso at 566-8477.