Houston Pride Ride Cyclist Killed: Police are looking for a hit-and-run Mercedes driver who hit the driver on W. Dallas Street
HOUSTON, TX (KTRK) — Houston police are searching for a driver who they said killed a cyclist and fled the scene Tuesday night.
The events unfolded around 8 p.m. when the cyclist was part of a Pride Ride event taking place along W. Dallas Street.
The group was in one lane when the victim lost control of his bike and began to tip over into the next lane. A driver in a silver Mercedes ran over the cyclist. Police said the driver was trying to leave the scene at high speed when his tire again rolled over the cyclist.
The cyclist, a white male in his 40s, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
Cyclists in the group tried to stop the driver but were unable to.
HPD said they are looking for the driver and video evidence to get a license plate.
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