FHP: Hit-and-run driver sought after bicyclist struck overnight in DeLand

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — State troopers are investigating an early morning hit-and-run crash involving a bicyclist in DeLand.

The Volusia Sheriff’s Office responded shortly after 3 a.m. to Woodland Boulevard near Glenwood Road, after receiving information about a bicyclist who had been struck.


VSO told Channel 9 one patient was rushed to a hospital for treatment.

That person’s condition was not available.

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WFTV’s Q McCray has been near the crime scene since 4 a.m. and witnessed two bicycles along the roadway with obvious damage.

Troopers later arrived and told him that the crash involved a vehicle that did not remain at the scene of the collision.

It is not yet clear if Florida Highway Patrol located the vehicle involved in the crash elsewhere.

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Channel 9 has learned the person on the bicycle might have been traveling while transporting a second bike.

Both bikes were later loaded onto a tow truck.

All six lanes of Woodland Boulevard were shut down for the investigation, but have since reopened.

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Q Mccray

Q McCray, WFTV.com

Q McCray is an award-winning general assignment reporter.

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