A 69-year-old Gainesville man died over the weekend after he was hit while riding his bike on Friday evening.
According to a Gainesville Police Department (GPD) email, the man died from his injuries sustained around 10:30 p.m. during a hit-and-run in the 400 block of SE 9th Street.
The man was found with broken limbs and in cardiac arrest. Emergency responders transported him to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
GPD detectives are investigating the accident.
Severe penalties for hit and run need to be posted on billboards across the county for all to see.