Bicyclist Killed in Florin Hit-and-Run

A hit-and-run car accident left a bicyclist dead near Power Inn Road and Blackhawk Drive in Florin.

According to several news reports, the tragic accident took place on Saturday at about 5:45 p.m.

The wreck began when a 76-year-old man was riding a bicycle on Power Inn Road at the intersection with Blackhawk Drive in Florin.

Meanwhile, a vehicle was making a right turn southbound on Power Inn. The California Highway Patrol group reported that the driver struck the cyclist in the bike lane for unclear reasons.

When emergency crew arrived, they found the victim left lying on the ground with major injuries as a result.

Paramedics pronounced the bicyclist dead at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that the motorist stopped after hitting the rider, drove forward and ran over the victim. The suspect soon sped off on southbound Power Inn, turning right onto Loucreta Drive.

The report described the car as a dark gray Toyota Sequoia, a newer model at least 2012. Officers forced the area of Power Inn and Blackhawk to shut down following the collision.


We at JT Legal Group extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim.

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