Gainesville hit-and-run claims cyclist

3300 block South Main Street in Gainesville photo
A car vs. bicycle hit-and-run resulted in a cyclist's death along the 3300 block of S. Main Street in Gainesville. (Google Maps)

A cyclist died in a hit-and-run collision along the 3300 block of S. Main Street.  

According to a Gainesville Police Department (GPD) release, a citizen discovered both vehicle and bicycle debris on the west side of the roadway and sidewalk around 9:38 a.m. on Monday and found a body in the wooded area near the debris.

Emergency responders pronounced the cyclist dead on scene.

A GPD investigation revealed the bicyclist was traveling southbound in the curbside lane when he was struck from behind by a silver Volvo.

According to the report, the Volvo’s driver fled the scene. The model and license plate number are unknown.

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Kitt

Bring more vehicles into this once quaint community.
Build more apartments, where thete was once one or two vehicles,
let there be 20 or 30 or 40 or 50
more vehicles.
The more occupants, the more vehicles.
This is the new Gainesville.
Anything goes!
Let’s paint rainbows (like little children) in the road.

Peter

The person with the silver volvo should be put in jail for a very long time and should never get a drivers license again. Alas, cyclist death by car usually results in a mere slap on the wrist.

Rana

The deceased was a poor Pakistani, who arrived in America just a month ago to find a job.