Durham police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that killed a bicyclist Saturday night on North Roxboro Street north of Chateau Road near the Old Farm neighborhood.
Officers were dispatched to the call shortly before 8:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found a male lying in the southbound lanes of North Roxboro Street. A damaged bicycle was located a short distance away. The male, whose name is not being released at this time, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators believe the vehicle that struck the bicyclist was a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The vehicle possibly has damage to the front end.
Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.