Press ReleaseMonday, March 8, 2021
SUSPECT SOUGHT IN FATAL HIT AND RUN
On Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 7:17 pm, Turlock Police Officers were dispatched to a collision involving a vehicle and bicyclist on N. Front Street near the intersection of Almond Avenue. Prior to officers’ arrival, the involved vehicle fled the scene.
Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 44 year old male bicyclist who had sustained life threatening injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Investigating officers determined that the suspect vehicle is a gray / charcoal in color Mercedes sedan. Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect vehicle that has visible damage to the front and/or side, consistent with a collision with a bicycle. The suspect may be seeking repair at an auto body shop.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact Officer Gallup at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6747.
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This information is being released by Turlock Police Department Crime and Community Analyst Deandra Wiley.
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