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: Newsom: Some State Workers Will Not Return To Downtown Sacramento Offices
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: Sacramento Authorities Hope Recent Illegal Fireworks Arrest Shows Department Means Business With Crackdown
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: Body Of Teen Who Went Missing While Swimming In American River Found
Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is asked to contact CHP South Lake Tahoe.