SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – Police are investigating after a bicycle rider was killed in a hit-and-run early Wednesday morning.
The victim was identified Saturday as Trevor Martin Bright.READ MORE: Citrus Heights Police Investigating Saturday Night Homicide
The scene was along Highway 50, west of the Upper Truckee River.
California Highway Patrol’s South Lake Tahoe division says officers responded to the scene around 5:30 a.m. and found an unresponsive man in the roadway. A damaged bicycle was also found nearby.READ MORE: Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By Car In Sacramento
The man was soon pronounced dead.
It appears a vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway 50 hit the man. The driver took off.
Investigators say no one, at this point, has come forward saying they saw the crash. No description of the suspect’s car has been given.MORE NEWS: Fawn Fire Grows To 8,537 Acres, 35% Containment
Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is asked to contact CHP South Lake Tahoe.