UPDATE Bicyclist killed in crash near the Austin airport identified
AUSTIN, TX – Police in South Austin have identified the bicyclist killed in a previously reported hit-and-run collision near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on August 3rd.
According to the Austin American-Statesman, Miguel Angel Rodriguez, 41, was struck while riding his bicycle in the westbound lanes in the 1500 block of Texas State Highway 71 at about 5:50 a.m.
Rodriguez was hit by multiple vehicles, two of which remained on the scene while their drivers assistance. The first driver to hit the bicyclist sped away.
Details regarding the first driver to hit Rodriguez are still under investigation.
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