Osceola County

Troopers searching for hit-and-run driver who killed cyclist in Osceola County

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Troopers are searching for a driver who hit and killed a cyclist early Monday morning in Osceola County.

Investigators said the driver drove into the bike lane on U.S. Highway 192, east of Simmons Road around 6 a.m., hitting and killing a cyclist.

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Troopers said the driver fled the scene.

Based on pieces of a headlight found on the scene, troopers said they are looking for a light-colored Ford F-150 that could possibly be involved in the crash. The truck would have damage to the right headlight.

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Troopers said the medical examiner is working to identify the cyclist.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call FHP at 407-737-2213 or Crimeline.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.