Police are at scene of a fatal hit and run accident at Preston Ave & 8th St which occurred at 2:52 am this morning. Two westbound vehicles appeared to be racing down 8th St when one of them struck a cyclist who was riding his bicycle on 8th St. The suspect vehicle then fled the scene as did the other vehicle involved. The cyclist who is a 65 year old male was pronounced deceased at hospital. His name will not be released until notification of next of kin has been completed. Members of the Collision Analyst Unit are at scene and are presently gathering evidence.
(Occurrence Number: 08-98279)