HOUSTON, TX – Police are investigating a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist near the University of Houston campus on Sunday night.
The Houston Chronicle reports that the collision occurred at about 8 a.m. on April 17, as 73-year-old James Turley was riding his recumbent bicycle north on Spur 5 near Elgin Street. A vehicle traveling west on Elgin struck Turley then left the scene without stopping.
Emergency responders pronounced Turley dead at the scene.
Police say they do not know who had the right of way at the time, but noted that it is illegal to leave the scene of an accident involving an injury.
They have not released a description of the driver or their vehicle at this time.
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