Bicyclist Dies in Hit-and-Run Crash in Philly

A bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in Philadelphia Sunday afternoon.

The unidentified victim was riding his bike on the 4100 block of North 2nd street at 1:12 p.m. As he was on his bike, a driver was passing another vehicle and then went into the wrong lane, investigators said. She then struck the bicyclist and fled the scene.

The unidentified woman was eventually apprehended by police at 7th and Atlantic streets.

The bicyclist was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:43 p.m. Police have not yet revealed his identity or age.

The alleged hit-and-run driver was later released after being questioned by police. Charges against her are pending approval from the District Attorney's Office.

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