Bicyclist killed in hit-skip accident, police searching for vehicle
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle in a hit-skip accident that killed a bicyclist Saturday morning in College Hill.
According to Capt. Norris with the Cincinnati Police Department, the accident occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of W. North Bend Road.
James Towns, 37, was riding a bicycle on West North Bend Road when he was hit by an unknown vehicle.
Police say that the vehicle fled the scene.
Towns was taken to a UC Medical Center where he died from his injuries, Norris said.
Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.
Any witnesses to this crash are asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (513) 352-2514.
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